tech facilitated deliberation
dialogue around a subject
as small as the class or as large as whatever
especially good for ?
nobody can speak twice until everybody has spoken once
simple rules robert's rule of order--parliamentary
wiki in the mix!
"which could be good or not"-jz
what we ask people to do before during like the question tool or other stuff
peter's role is helping after the sessions
"our greatest opportunity to contribute is after the fact" but stuff could be relevant during too
Mel got a wiki page going!
sources about different practices (could go on the wiki?) there prob. arent readable/exciting scholarly resources. boo :(
at most 3 sessions (and maybe two) between now and dec.
how to structure those two sessions?
ALSO substantitive reading:
? case studies about how people (one from bc) revamping the voting system applied things like this yeaaah this is a book we need that book digitized (@505 grizwold/berkman?!)
more polarized after the conversation!
wikipedia chapter from the future of the internet jz talks about
practice next to technology
"you dont' just throw a wiki in the middle of things and expect things to get good"jz
looking for deliberation--
wikipedia lit applications without using the word deliberation
engaged issues (bigthink is in touch with them)
offer the welcome platform something to talk about with our students
they're nervous that welcome will flop?
Dharmishta--going to talk to C4FCM
Mel--design research lab
communication engineers and design groups
they would design technologies and try them out would analyze them in sociological ways
wikipedia chapter stuff from cass about group deliberation case study from british columbia ??
(add hj post about what is civic media to the wiki)
next meeting could (should) be demo day
we could show a slashdot moderated conversation and view different levels show wikipedia from the inside demo the question tool
google just came out with an app that does this cyber.law.harvard.edu/questions
twitter use in conferences
also add delicious!
heat map for gpl 3
campaign we're calling what's your plan role call magazine plans of action that are going to be presented in role call magazine letting users submit their own plans
prototype launched in three weeks
demo an annotation engine
lets you annotate web pages in the margins essentially put post its
have a group seize upon that tool--then later in week 5 use it to annotate something
range of tools--to get these people thinking
20 people in the seminar
break them up into groups
Additional annotation platforms: Diigo, Fleck, Stickis, ShiftSpace, TrailFire, Disqus, FriendFeed (has an annotation component)
Google books deal
Guests: Harvard lawyers who hate it; Alex MacG who negotiated for GOOG; Jeffrey Cunard from Debevoise; maybe Brewster Kahle (Internet Archive)
Corruption and Change Congress
Cultures of cooperation
Guests: Jimbo, joint w/Yochai class
has mark sageman done things since 2004?
this would make him a good candidate
Diana mutz interesting work on activism
user generated news korea political organization (fundraising/obama campaign or facebook)
chris hughes consulst for obama about facebook
people from causes on facebook (get this into demo day) chris kelly or zuckerman
is this interesting from an advocacy and activism standpoint
the uses of facebook
something anonyminty wise?
- Aaron Swartz presents proposal for Berkman to host Tor node
students do a big think session onone of the questions of the week
produce content around each (week?)
dharmishta idea: in every class, do a (collaborative?) activity on the topic of the week, rather than have a presentation about how other people are doing these things...
jz idea no paper
but do a thing on the website/project
international internet governence
open source software coleman schoben omahoni? siobhan o'mahoney reading: Karl fogel how open source software projects run
eric raymond politics and problems
mobile technologies huge in the developing world
(dharmishta thoughts: one of the most hopeful but also one of the most closed platforms! aaah!) (mel: on this note, it would be neat to see how projects like android and openmoko are trying to turn their phone platforms into generative ones... how do you start a development/user community from scratch?)
two possibilities: 1. 2. carrier problem google, fcc
citizen journalism week editor of the globe come in craig from craigslist josh marshall
jeff jarvis did a site about news innovation newsinnovation.com
open planning project social collaborative platform
they want to change transportation politics in new york city one for streets and one for schools (evantually)
bloggers and filmmakers
collaborative textbooks http://www.ck12.org/aboutus.html combined with the open access initialte john palfrey sandeep chiramandi (sp?)
Science Collaboration http://www.reuters.com/article/pressRelease/idUS134542+18-Sep-2008+MW20080918
google chat translator bots translate cyberlaw class in india!
files taken down on youtube possible censorship (youtomb?) http://youtomb.mit.edu/
accessibility who has internet and who doesnt
and also the accessibility we all thought of: http://dotsub.com/
google--text of closed captioned tv shows
copyright (could this be the one to talk about copyright?)
how does copyright apply to anything we've mentioned? google books!
organizations that form online trying to do things in real life how do we do this?! (legally and otherwise) just for fun: mp3experiment.com
web science research initiative sir tim berners lee pannels about web science (we have funding for this!) web science "what web science is" where ethics belongs in technology is technology neutral? tim wendy hall danny whitezner (sp?) "this should be like what do you see yourselves doing?"
a week on voting machines! (?) alternative voting systems (asign cass' paper for that week...)
go team collaboration!
go team process...
jz picks who is in the course
dan first session--settle on reading
2-3 good articles that are directly relevant to what we're talking about only stuff that really matters! (excerpts are wonderful things...) make twitter #thing for the @class
mel demo day
ppl will have laptops with them videoconference in peter and elizabeth present and videochat dim dim--free for under 20 users also look into google search 'wiki'
peter- figure out videochatting Dim Dim platform that allows for presentations to be viewerd
mindjet mindmanager collaborative! (everybody gets a [mindjet]!)
elizabeth-- ask the berkman ctr to make a wiki
dharmishta-- talk to C4FCM and Henry Jenkins
invitations--who will do this and when?
isites or not survey monkey
make a doodle calendar or when is good.com
no later than tuesday the 18 or 19 or 20th of November
everyone: make a good title for the class
teh collaboration! icanhascollaboratez?
deadline for doing things: the end of this week meaning fri nov. 7
5:15 on Monday November 10
Grab the best books Cass' paper Wikipedia from JZ's book Malcolm's conference paper? Davos "Wellcome" Melanie Rogers and Gregory Bernarde MIT Ctr for Civic Media Henry Jenkins Design Research Lab mostly targeted on collab fabrication Change Congress People to look up for assg'd reading Henry Farrell "good new paper" on blogs Diana Mutz work on activism Mark Sageman has he done something on internet terrorism since 2004? Some sense of the subject-matter, even more so a sense of the process Scheduling some fall meetings to charter subgroups, each of which is responsible for a week of the class itself (in the spring) The idea everybody will design a delib. procedure for a group as small as the class, as big as unbounded Practices in class Technologies the same as a practice, but using tech Timing what happens between class? Big Think after the fact, but there might be some things in Open the wiki page to the class after a first meeting 2-3 sessions during Fall Semester Meeting 1: Assign some bg readings, talk about what deliberation is Meeting 2: "Demo Day" e.g. Slashdot, Wikipedia, Question Tool (Berkman), Del.icio.us, Twitter, other conference stuff, BT's "What's Your Plan?" (with Roll Call mag), ORG's Consult, Google SearchWiki, Facebook Causes (FB activism generally), Knol, Ask Metafilter, MindJet Guests: Lessig - on Change Congress Jimbo, Benkler, "Cultures of Cooperation" Diana Mutz - Chris Hughes (FB -> Obama) (Maybe Zuckerberg?) Negroponte OLPC FOSS random benevolent dictator (Eric Raymond - OSI)? Biela Coleman, Siobahn O'Mahoney, Carl Vogel, Mobile Technologies Zuckerman? access via phones (development), or carrier problem (Google spectrum) Citizen Journalism Josh Marshall (TPM), Craig from Craigslist, Dharmishta's college nwsp project, Open Planning Project (Mark Gordon Lang Group) Collab textbooks with Harvard's open access program - Palfrey, Stor Schieber, Sandeep Chiramandi Peer to Patent Systran Google Translation bots (Bangalore cyberlaw class) Network Neutrality Rep. Ed Markey, Kim Wu DMCA takedowns McCain's Youtube takedowns must be down for 10 days Idea: do a collaborative activity for each class, for BT's question of the week TBL - Web science grants Mako Hill? TBL himself? Wendy Hall? Danny Witzener from W3C?