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2009 Web Strategy Meeting – Join Virtually

January 7th, 2009 · Comments Off

On Thursday, January 8th, from 6-8 pm, we’ll be holding a face-to-face meeting in New York to discuss OWD’s web strategy for 2009 and beyond.  We’ll be discussing how best to support the 2009 vision and evaluating some options that are already on the table.
If you’re in town, come join us at Britt Blaser’s apartment [...]

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Vote for OWD at Change.org’s Ideas for Change

December 16th, 2008 · Comments Off

We need you to vote for OWD’s proposal at Change.org’s Ideas for Change in America project. The project is a citizen-driven effort to identify the best ideas to effect the change the Obama Administration has promised.
Here’s how the competition works: anyone can go to www.change.org/ideas and submit a policy idea, discuss with others, and vote [...]

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Blog Action Day – Oct 15 2008

October 3rd, 2008 · Comments Off

“One day. One issue. Thousands of voices.”
What do OneWebDay and BlogActionDay.org have in common? Power in numbers!
Once a year, bloggers from around the world come together to write about a single issue.
This year’s cause is “Poverty.”
You can join the many folks who have already registered their blogs at BlogActionDay.org.
Even if [...]

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Ask For Internet Freedom On Third OneWebDay

September 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

By MARK A. HART
Special to the Tribune
Published: September 20, 2008
Seven months ago I needed my teenage son to explain YouTube to me. Now I’m not only appearing on YouTube but also writing proposals for others to do so.
So it is with a sense of bemusement that I anticipate the third annual OneWebDay on Monday, touted [...]

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techPresident on OWD

September 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

If it can be said that there’s a theme running through this OneWebDay celebration this year, it’s “let’s actually use this thing to change the world,” as OWD founder Susan Crawford put it to me this afternoon in New York City’s Washington Square Park where just under a hundred or so people gathered to [...]

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Cerffron?

September 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

Vint Cerf posted the following blogworthy comment on another post:
Congratulations to celebrants of OneWebDay! Depending on how you count, Internet has been around operationally since at least January 1983 and for Bob Kahn since early 1973 and for me a bit later when he asked me to help figure out what open networking might look [...]

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One Web Day 2008 In Melbourne

September 24th, 2008 · Comments Off

Here’s a report on the OWD event in Melbourne.  To see video, view the original post here.
Posted 23 September 2008 at 18:50
As part of One Web Day, the City of Melbourne held a breakfast event above the Eureka Skydeck to share the experiences of the innovative, participatory consultation process used to develop the Future Melbourne [...]

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Stories from Greensboro

September 22nd, 2008 · Comments Off

Students enrolled in Janna Anderson’s Reporting course in Elon University’s School of Communications were asked to write a short piece about the Web’s influence for them, personally, and to also shoot and post a short YouTube video with the content.  Five of these pieces were used in the print edition of the Greensboro News & [...]

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Spot.Us

September 22nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

Thanks to Spot.Us for participating in OWD.  Here’s an exciting update from their mailing list.
Hello all!!
Once again: We are still celebrating the HUGE victory of raising $2,500 from 74 contributors. The money is being used now to hire reporters who will fact-check political advertising for the upcoming SF election!
Today we are publishing the SECOND article [...]

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Future Melbourne

September 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

Our 55th ambassador is Lord Mayor John So of Melbourne, Australia.  He writes about the Future Melbourne project, an innovative experiment in online participation in democracy at the city level.  See the post it in its original context here.

Lord Mayor John So

We are extremely proud and excited at the City of Melbourne to be involved [...]

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