For future reference, here’s some articles about how deliberative polling may resemble open source and Web 2.0 development practices.
- The Cathedral and the Bazaar
- Open government and “next generation democracy” – O’Reilly Radar
- Why Congress Needs a Version Control System – O’Reilly Radar
- Mobilize.org » Democracy 2.0
- Democracy 2.0 – Next Generation Democracy
There’s lots of ways to do this badly, but even a single way to apply the lessons wisely could revolutionize our understanding of governance.