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Alan W Silberberg

Memories Crowdsourced at U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 08.01.2011 | Impact
Alan W. Silberberg

The World Memory Project allows people to both search and add stories, context and personal histories to complete the full picture of the Holocaust period and the dramatic loss and suffering of millions.

Politics Is in Everything. Period.

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.12.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Politics seems to be in everything now. Whether it is your home loan, your school loan; even your reproductive rights or the right to bear arms. Belie...

Twitter Nails Osama Capture, Death First

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 07.02.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Through the delivery of social media updates, we get news instantly. Can this help to bring about some working level of bipartisanship in Washington, D.C.?

The Japanese Emergency and Hyperlocal Governments

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg

The local emergency manager now has the power of a never ending flow of information at their fingertips that can be quickly siphoned and divided into necessary parts.

India Govcamp Reveals Fast Global Gov 2.0 Growth

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

India Govcamp shows the Global Growth of Gov 2.0 and Open Government http://gov2.in/ Governments and the people they serve around the world are stru...

Libya and the Short of It

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan W. Silberberg

There has been a spate of recent stories about the problems with shorterners, long before the current problems heated up. Governments should take the mischievous component out of the equation.

Listening and Learning: Takeaways From Gov20LA 2011

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2011 is now behind us. Such an amazing experience. Thought leaders and practitioners, entrepreneurs and government leaders all came toget...

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2011 Speakers and Content

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg

Gov 2.0 L.A. 2011 is upon us shortly. As the founder I could not be more excited about what is about to happen. Gov 2.0 LA started last year as a way ...

Facebook Credits as New Real Currency?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

I read some of the history of virtual currencies. Facebook credits is different. Why? Because Facebook is the equivalent of the third most populous country in the real world.

Merger of Mobile and Government Means You 2.0

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Mobility is the key. Government 2.0 and it's namesake online "Gov 2.0" are already looking down the tunnel of version one -- i.e. social media. Versi...

Announcing Constellation Research Group

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

Effective 11/9/10, my advisory firm Silberberg Innovations, LLC is now a member of the Constellation Research Group. We will continue to deliver serv...

Eat or Be Eaten. Gov 2.0's Social Darwinism

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

Get your armor on, and keep it on. Otherwise, you will be stripped bare.

Why I Launched Gov20LA

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Just about a year ago, I penned the first edition of this blog post. Back then, I was running You2Gov -- which was a groundbreaking Government 2.0 por...

Why It Matters (Gov 2.0)

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Alan W. Silberberg

The other day I had an awesome opportunity to moderate a panel at Los Angeles City Hall. As part of the Social Media Week Los Angeles, we were having ...

Gov 2.0 Voices: Global

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Alan W. Silberberg

The Gov 2.0 World is Growing Fast and the voices in Government 2.0 abound. I have chosen to list just some of the ones that come to the top of my head and also ones you may never have heard of and are in no particular order.

Social Media and Gov 2.0 are Contact Sports

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Social media is a contact sport. No doubt about it. People get bashed all the time. One only needs to look at the public time lines of Twitter or Facebook to see that.

North Korea on Social Media... or Not

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alan W. Silberberg

If we do not take the steps to verify if these accounts are real, then the media and governments around the world are just asking for a repeat of last year's issues with Iran and Twitter.

Gov 2.0 Is Now Gov 3.0 Through Semantic Web

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

The semantic web (Web 3.0) is coming to a Government 2.0 app near you! In one of the first International Strategic Alliances in the Gov 2.0 / Gov 3.0 ...

Gov 2.0 is Getting Cool!

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alan W. Silberberg

Gov 2.0 tools, applications and thinking allows for us to collectively take some ownership back. But what kind of ownership and control should we be seeking? Do we even know really?

Gov 2.0 Growing Globally and Fast

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

It is truly fascinating to watch how fast and how broad the Government 2.0 revolution is spreading globally.

Coming Wave of Gov 2.0 Mergers

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

The Coming Wave of Gov 2.0 Mergers, Takeovers and Buyouts is almost upon us. This will mark the second major part of the Government 2.0 revolution.

Gov 2.0 In Need of the "G" Chip?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

As governments rush head on into constructing their own Gov 2.0 online platforms, applications and services; care needs to be taken to consider the privacy, industrial and personal issues.

Gov 2.0: Monopolistic Companies and Community

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Government 2.0 is but a tiny shadow of the famed Web 2.0 in terms of size and sheer media power, not to mention search engine inquiries. But it sure must be growing.

Gov 2.0 and #Twitter Finally Tweet-Up!

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Twitter needs a Government Relations expert who also is a social media expert. Not the other way around.

What Does Digital Divide Mean to Gov 2.0?

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Alan W. Silberberg

Politicians need to use the knowledge of Digital Divide issues to bring more people in, not use it to exclude more people.