Campaign: New Strategies and Techniques

Promise USA - National Network of Citizen Conversation

What if Americans of all ages, races, backgrounds and beliefs could come together in a series of national conversations on topics of significant importance to the nation? What if we could create a listening and learning environment through structured conversations to lead us to better understand one another, establish common ground and transform ideas into action? What if all of us had a role in making this a reality? ...more »

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Civic Intelligence: Will We Be Smart Enough, Soon Enough?

Civic intelligence is the term that refers to the collective intelligence of people as applied towards shared challenges in a fair and effective manner. Lacking a commonly used name, civic intelligence, though it already exists as a phenomenon, will not receive the attention it deserves. Civic intelligence in a general way measures how well a community, nation, or society responds. Civic intelligence can be intentionally ...more »

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"Media Dome" + Interactive Displays of Public Intelligence + Public Input for Decision Support

Visit these websites 1. http://geodome.info 2. http://benfry.com/zipdecode 3. http://everyblock.com 4. http://smart-city.re-configure.org Imagine them all combined into a public theater (though these examples would be expanded to a much greater degree of "local-to-global animated knowledge-mapping") The public is given animated demonstrations/animated data visualization, and exciting 3-D demos (and given chances to ...more »

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