Ever wanted to edit the text of a bill in Congress? Now you can.
By cbeckham on Jun 08, 2007
WashingtonWatch.com, a website that provides detailed information on bills pending in Congress, has launched a wiki that “allows public editing of information about the bills pending in Congress.” This is definitely new territory for wiki use, and could get interesting.
The WEB2.0 paradigm shift of everyone becoming a publisher and consumer at the same time is really making its way into all facets of society.
The hard work we are doing in Sun Learning Services is trying to introduce these new concepts to the professional learning community...a hard sell in some cases since learning professionals have spent years refining a model where they “publish” the right information for learners to consume (usually at the feet of the master...I mean instructor).....in the new world...by and large consumers no longer need a learning professional to act as an mediator between information/knowledge publishers and consumers because in this new world there is an increasingly direct link between publishers and consumers...and a constant switching between roles...the rise of the “prosumer”