Community, Conversation, and Democracy
    October 17, 2008
    Community, Conversation, and Democracy

    Yesterday I moderated a panel on building and planning online communities as part of the E-Marketing Summit  Austin. We were speaking to a large room filled with marketing professionals. (more&hellip…

    Participatory Medicine and the Democratization of Knowledge
    October 15, 2008
    Participatory Medicine and the Democratization of Knowledge

    Gilles Frydman at e-patients.net (where the Greenes and I also blog) has posted a consideration of the term participatory medicine and the evolving sense of its meaning. Gilles starts with his own def…

    The Debate and the Conversation
    October 14, 2008
    The Debate and the Conversation

    Will you be watching the presidential debate tonight? Alone, or with others? Many folks will be watching at public or private debate parties and gatherings, and many will be hanging out online via cha…

    The New Media Landscape
    October 14, 2008
    The New Media Landscape

    When we think about how we can improve public dialog and debate, we have to consider the future of media - that's where the conversation's happening, and what we call media has been changing radically…

    Getting Past Polarization
    October 13, 2008
    Getting Past Polarization

    I feel most passionate about two things – one is the the Internet and the other is people and how they communicate, make connections, and form networks. My interest in people led me to the Internet:…