Linked by David Adams on Mon 27th Apr 2009 22:59 UTC
Web 2.0 The internet has heralded in a whole new era of citizen engagement and the latest innovations in social networking have just intensified the enthusiasm for creating a "virtual town square" where people can speak up, join together, and make things happen. And that's really happening! We're using the net to organize politically, communicate with other people who share our interests, and connect with long lost friends. But what about when people use the strengths of the network to undermine the collaborative process? You get tyranny of the minority. Update: Read below for an update on the bike-naming contest.
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RE[2]: Comment by eksasol
by asgard on Tue 28th Apr 2009 03:04 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by eksasol"
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Actually, one could say if they connect so well with the audience by humour, they have an excellent understanding of the world. But I agree that "having an understanding" and "being able to solve political problems" (whatever that means) is a different matter.

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