"From December 3 to 5, leaders of pioneering youth movements will launch a global network that seeks to empower young people to mobilize against violence and oppression. Brought together by Howcast, Facebook, Google, YouTube, MTV, the U.S. Department of State, Columbia Law School and Access 360 Media, leaders of the organizations will travel to New York City with the mission of crafting a field manual on how to effect social change using online tools." (Alliance of Youth Movements Summit)
Former Sen. Daschle responds to health care ideas from Change.gov commenters. The Obama-Biden Transition Team
Vote Report (iTunes) gives iPhone and Android users an easy way to report issues seen at the polls. Interesting targeted application. One can imagine similar apps for services like FixMyStreet.com.
ObamaCTO.org: an attempt by a private firm (FrontSeat) to generate consensus around the role of Obama’s rumored CTO. UserVoice strikes again. Perhaps UserVoice should allow more political centric customizations of terminology as they gain ground here.
Eurovoxbox is a survey tool created specifically for public administrations. Google translate isn’t particularly helpful in explaining what, exactly, these enhancements are, but the idea is provocative.
The Berlin wall memorial project is an interesting case study in cross-media participation. The project went from web dialog to an in-person assembly. Interesting to see that during the assembly, participants were given voting remotes. Moderators were (apparently) able to see feedback in real time and advance discussions.