Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of ussf_book_chapter


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Sep 22, 2008, 10:29:21 AM (12 years ago)
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Jamie McClelland
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    2929But the challenge for technology organizers at the USSF went much farther than those activities. The real issue was how our movements would incorporate the use of technology to not only realize this event but to enhance it and imbue it with the fundamentally democratic culture that on-line technology represents.
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    31 Less than a year before the forum, MF/PL attended one of the early northeast regional US social forum meetings in Massachusetts. Inspired but what we experienced, we reached out to our network of progressive techies, inviting them to the first NYC meeting about the US social forum in October and after the meeting we discussed ways to support the organizing effort.
     31Less than a year before the forum, MF/PL attended one of the early northeast regional US social forum meetings in Massachusetts. Inspired by what we experienced, we reached out to our network of progressive techies, inviting them to the first NYC meeting about the US social forum in October and after the meeting we discussed ways to support the organizing effort.
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    3333Several weeks later, when Josue Guillen became Communications Committee Chair, we learned that very little had been done to prepare the technology for this Social Forum. The website was under-developed. One person was in charge of all of it and little thought had been given to how to integrate basic functions like registration and program scheduling into the website.