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Open Government

  • #: 117064
  • Price: $6.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-03-12
  • Current Version: 1.0
  • 1.0
  • Size: 10.30 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: O'Reilly Media, Inc
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.0 or later
  • © O'Reilly Media, Inc.
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By Daniel Lathrop, Laurel Ruma

Published by O'Reilly Media (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596804367)

Making Gov 2.0 a reality

How can government be more effective in a world where web services can make real-time data accessible to anyone not only as a means for citizens to become more involved, but also as a way to improve government operations at every level? In this book, leading visionaries and practitioners both inside and outside of government share their ideas on how to achieve and direct this emerging world of online collaboration, transparency, and participation.

Contributions include:

— “All Your Data Belong to Us: Liberating Government Data” by Jerry Brito, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University

— “Defining Government 2.0: Lessons Learned from the Success of Computer Platforms, ” by Tim O’Reilly, founder and CEO, O’Reilly Media

— “When is Transparency Useful?” by Aaron Swartz, co-founder of reddit.com, OpenLibrary.org, and BoldProgressives.org

— “Disrupting Washington’s Golden Rule” by Ellen S. Miller, executive director of the Sunlight Foundation

— “By the People, ” by Carl Malamud, founder of Public.Resource.Org

— “Online Deliberation and Civic Intelligence” by Douglas Schuler, President of the Public Sphere Project

— “Engineering Good Government” by Howard Dierking, program manager on Microsoft’s MSDN and TechNet Web platform team

— “A Peace Corps for Programmers” by Matthew Burton, web entrepreneur and former intelligence analyst at the Defense Intelligence Agency

— “Bringing the Web 2.0 Revolution to Government, ” Gary D. Bass and Sean Moulton, OMB Watch

— “The Single Point of Failure, ” by Beth Simone Noveck, U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer for open government and leads

Superb Reading Features

Through a partnership between O'Reilly Media and Lexcycle, this app includes the same features that have made Stanza an iPhone phenomenon with over a million downloads:

* Full book text search

* Several fonts and themes to choose from

* Built-in dictionary

* The ability to add annotations

* Landscape view

* Extensive cross-referencing and working hyperlinks

* Zoom function for images and screenshots

About O'Reilly Media

O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation. Learn more about Ebooks from O'Reilly at oreilly.com/ebooks.

About Lexcycle

Lexcycle is the creator of Stanza Bookbinder which was used to create this standalone book application. Stanza Bookbinder is based on the popular iPhone Ebook reading application, Stanza. For more information about Stanza, visit www.lexcycle.com.

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