infovore + democracy   3 Building participatory democracies
Some great notes from Dan Heaf on Clay Shirky's talk a week or two ago; I particularly like the notions of building not-quite end-to-end functionality, forcing the user to do something for themselves.
barackobama  empowerment  userexperience  democracy  groups  clayshirky  lobbying 
february 2009 by infovore
World of Warcraft polled on Obama and McCain : The Metaverse Journal - Australia’s Virtual World News Service
"Obama polled 62% across the whole Azeroth population, with McCain been favoured by Alliance whilst Obama is the pick of the Horde." Oh. That *is* interesting.
politics  wow  democracy  survey  mmo  games  election  america  mmorpg  worldofwarcraft 
november 2008 by infovore
Colbert Calls it Quits - The Colbert Report
Made me laugh out loud at my desk this morning. "The people have spoken, and apparently they're tired of freedom".
stephencolbert  humour  politics  democracy  tv  funny 
november 2006 by infovore

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