Craig Newmark is the founder of Craigslist.

Gov 2.0: Getting Serious About Transforming Government

There are a lot of people around who are beginning to transform government into something new that realizes the vision of the Founders. I’m trying to focus on the gist of what’s happening, bearing witness to their efforts, on their requests. While these conversations have involved multiple levels of government in the US, UK, and other, the orientation here will be Washington. My focus will result in a little oversimplification, just to get the word out. Overall, what we’re talking about is reinventing government from the bottom up, where web workers and ordinary citizens engage via the Net in large…