CityCampSF 2011 will be held this Saturday, June 18, 2011, and feature municipal employees, journalists, developers and neighborhood leaders “working on solutions for better communities and government.”
San Francisco Academy of Art multimedia graduate student Fabricio Sousa produced a great video on open data and Gov 2.0 featuring Zonability founder and CEO Leigh Budlong and Gov 2.0 Radio host Adriel Hampton.
Gov 2.0 Radio discusses social media and local government with Morris County, NJ, webmaster Carol Spencer, treasurer of the National Association of Government Webmasters. A veteran of IBM, Spencer calls social media the biggest revolution in technology since the personal computer. On government agencies blocking social media, she says, “You’re blocking access to the way people live.”
Here’s what open government and Gov 2.0 leaders are saying about the new White House Open Government Directive.