Thursday, February 10, 2005

My grassroots are showing

GRASSROOTS GOVERNMENT: Nanobot blogs Congressional Nano Caucus news conference (Tapscott's Copy Desk)

    It's small - hey, it's a nano thing, you know - with only a handful of members but the Congressional Nano Caucus held a joint news conference today on Capitol Hill with members of the NanoBusiness Alliance, commenting on President Bush's proposed 2006 budget for science and technology programs.

    ... What was more newsworthy was the fact Adam Keiper, managing editor of The New Atlantis, blogged the Congressional Nano Caucus/NanoBusiness Alliance news conference for Keiper is a fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and a NanoBot correspondent.

    ... NanoBot put the Capitol Hill news conference on the screens of anybody and everybody. It would have been no difficult task to enable NanoBot visitors to ask questions of the news conference participants. That in a nutshell is the power of Grassroots Government - using the Web to put governors and governed in the same place, regardless of their location, to discuss what should be done. More here

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