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Wiki government : how technology can make government better, democracy stronger, and citizens more powerful / Beth Simone Noveck.

Author/creator Noveck, Beth Simone
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoWashington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2009.
Descriptionxxii, 224 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Collaborative democracy and the changing nature of expertise -- Peer-to-patent : a modest proposal -- The single point of failure -- Peer-to-patent and the patent challenge -- Patents and the information deficit -- Designing for collaborative democracy -- Thinking in wiki -- Social life of information -- History of citizen participation -- Citizen participation in a collaborative democracy -- Lessons learned.
Abstract "In explaining how to enhance political institutions with the power of networks, examines the Peer-to-Patent project. Discusses its design challenges faced in creating software to distill online collaboration into useful expertise. Explains how law, policy, and technology can be revamped to help government work in more open, participatory ways"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 191-218) and index.
LCCN 2009000796
ISBN9780815702757 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN0815702752 (cloth : alk. paper)

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