There’s a growing movement to spread the word that the first agreement made 400 years ago between Native Americans and European settlers is not only still
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‘Regulating Code: Good Governance and Better Regulation in the Information Age’ - Christopher Marsden and Ian Brown: CIPIL Seminar
Internet use has become ubiquitous in the past two decades, but governments, legislators, and their regulatory agencies have struggled to keep up with the rapidly changing Internet technologies and uses. In this presentation, based on their recent book of the same title, regulatory lawyer Christopher Marsden and computer scientist Ian Brown analyze the regulatory shaping of ‘code’ – the technological environment of the Internet – to achieve more economically efficient and socially just regulation.
To help clarify the key differences between Holacracy and Sociocracy, HolacracyOneâs Brian Robertson sat down with Bernard Marie Chiquet, an experienced Sociocracy consultant and trainer who has completed the Holacracy certification process as well. Bernard Marie explains the value he sees in Sociocracy and the contexts where itâs most appropriate, as well the limits he found with it in an organizational setting and how heâs using Holacracy to help transcend those limits.
Interesting ideas about shifting the organizational structure of government to make it more like an open-source software project. Also includes some interesting history of software development organizations and tools.
Who should control the Internet? - Future Tense - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
A growing number of countries want to change the way the Internet is controlled. Opponents claim it’s about greater government control. But just how serious is the threat?
Ever heard of the International Telecommunications Union? No? Well it’s a relatively obscure UN body which some countries are pushing to take greater control of the Internet (read China, Russia, Iran). The idea is to centralise governance.
Those opposed claim it’s about greater government control of the Internet, and they’ve launched a pre-emptive attack ahead of the ITU’s next meeting in December 2012. But just how serious is the threat? We take you to the first Australian Internet Governance Forum.
NOTE: The Australian Internet Governance Forum assisted Future Tense in travelling to the event. They had no role in editorial or content decisions relating to this program.
Chris Disspain, CEO of auDA, ICANN Board Director and member of the UN Secretary General’s Internet Governance Forum Multi-Stakeholder Advisory Group.
Kurt Wimmer, Partner with Washington DC law firm Covington and Burling LLP and privacy and data security expert.
David Farrar, Chair, Internet New Zealand Public Policy Committee, political and technology commentator and Editor of Kiwiblog.
Iarla Flynn, Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs, Australia and New Zealand for Google.
Alastair MacGibbon, Director, Centre for Internet Security at the University of Canberra.
Roger Clarke, Chair, Australian Privacy Foundation
Australian Internet Governance 2012 Conference (http://www.igf.org.au/about-igf)
Foreign Policy article on the UN and the Internet (http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/08/08/the_united_nations_and_the_internet_it_s_complicated)
Guardian Newspaper article on Internet control (http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/oct/17/who-rules-internet)
International Telecommunications Union 2012 Dubai Conference (http://www.itu.int/en/wcit-12/Pages/default.aspx)
Kurt Wimmer’s profile (http://www.cov.com/kwimmer/)
Australian Domain Administration (http://www.auda.org.au/)
Canberra University’s Centre for Internet Security (http://www.canberra.edu.au/cis/)
Australian Privacy Foundation (http://www.privacy.org.au/)
Australian Attorney General statement on potential National Security Legislation reforms (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8_VHR_mtCQ&feature=youtu.be)
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Will Hutton discusses the issues raised in his new book Them and Us: politics, greed and inequality – why we need a fair society. Will Hutton is the executive vice-chair of The Work Foundation and senior visiting fellow at LSE Global Governance.
Your skin absorbs everything.
New Cities with New Rules
This talk was the first in a series of public discussions of an idea that Paul Romer has been working on for two years.
His economic theory of history explains phenomena such as the constant improvement of the human standard of living by looking primarily at just two forms of innovative ideas: technology and rules.