Archive for the ‘Implementing technocracy’ Category
I am convinced that we need a combination of technocratic agendas and participative processes to replace what is now a clear set of failures in so-called representative democracy.
Europe is the leader now. Re-public offers an excellent report on nascent processes there.
I noticed that Michel at P2P was carrying another article by re-public today. It’s become essential reading for me…excellent and thoughtful. Real cutting edge stuff…not warmed over news summary.
NAPA has put together a nice project on collaboration in government. You can find out how to register and see the content beginnings here.
The award winning EU interactive government facility is found here.
HT FutureGov / Dominic Campbell
First 100 Days: Harness the genie of citizen engagement Reuters Blog: The Great Debate Feb. 10, 2009
If Obama really wants to change America, he should hold digital brainstorms for all Americans, and he should make sure the young people — the Net Geners who have grown up digital — are involved, says Don Tapscott, author and chairman of the think tank nGenera Insight….
Here…at the original green.
There is no evidence that controlling large amounts of currency leads to any sort of efficiency. None.
Instead we get gold sinks and silly wastes of carbon and energy resources. So, why not cap wealth? I’d be interested in pointers to any argument that suggests some very liberal and probably excessive cap on wealth (let’s say $25 million US dollars) would lead to inefficiencies for individuals. There are more than enough able persons to collaborate on investments and to grow averages.
So, why not have a global cap on individual wealth? Who would it hurt? Or, more relevantly, how would it hurt us all?