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Obama’s Monster Crowdsourcing Initiative
Distributed Knowledge

The White House has reached out to Monster to get questions and perspectives from job seekers. The social media savvy White House is tapping into Monster.com’s community of Facebook fans, asking them to post the questions they would most like the Obama Administration to answer. When the poll closes this Sunday evening, the top five questions that spark the most engaging conversation or that are "liked" the most by other members of their Facebook community will be answered by the White House who will post videotaped responses online.

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Carl EspostiNov 11, 2010 04:45 am GMT6414 views
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Next Steps for Telework
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

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White House Reveals Plans For ExpertNet Wiki
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Even though the title of the online tool, ExpertNet, suggests that only an expert's opinions can be considered. But it's a good thing though that White House revealed in its belief that...

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Your Interview with the President 2011
video Distributed Knowledge

A great move by the government! Through this crowdsourced Youtube interview, Obama levels with the public. He is able to truly reach out to the public!

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Here's Your Chance to Advise the White House on Innovation
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Help the White House see the problems that effect you every day!

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Audiences at the Gate: Reinventing Arts Philanthropy Through Guided Crowdsourcing
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While guided crowdsourcing cannot guarantee all aspiring artists a living, by empowering a new and unprecedentedly large group of thoughtful consumers of the arts to help decide whose dreams...

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North America Governments And Agencies That Get And Embrace Crowdsourcing
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Many are calling this movement “Government 2.0.” Civic institutions are realizing that they can achieve huge gains by inviting the public to hack on issues instead of limiting to a small pool of...

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Open Data in government is a part of a growing movement where enlightened policy encourages the use of cloud computing, web 2.0 and social technologies to promote government transparency and...

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document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

The photo, taken by Pete Souza — the White House’s talented official photographer, was viewed 390,000 times on Flickr by 3:30 that afternoon. The number reached 600,000 pageviews by 5 p.m. And 25...

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This weekly series picks out the week’s top stories in the intersection of digital technology and politics, such as the following: Newt Gingrich Announces Presidential Bid President Obama...

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White House Seeks Advice On Tweets
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The Obama administration is certainly the most active so far in its use of social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, but, to be fair, Obama is the first president to have such a wide audience...

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During this demonstration, President Obama may have give Darpa all the compliments regarding their program. This shows nothing but positiveness. But on the part of the Senate Armed Service...

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Twitter will invite a group of highly active and engaged Twitter users (curators) to help choose questions and comments both prior to and during the event.These curators will be a diverse group...

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The idea behind the SAVE Award is the belief that federal employees on the front lines know better than anyone where there is waste to cut and how to make government more effective and efficient....

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The US government's new crowdsourcing site, We the People, allows you to exercise your first Amendment right to petition the government directly. You share your petition on Facebook, Twitter,...

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