The Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard always has a cool and informative lecture taking place.
Today at 12:30pm, Ben Wikler of Avaaz.org, a 3.5-million member global online advocacy organization, will speak on how his organization is trying to expand its model of campaign organization via social media. To quote:
"Now, we're exploring ways to expand the model and increase capacity by devolving the process of campaign generation. How can we--or any similar group--empower larger numbers to shape strategy, while still putting the mass membership at the center?"
Looking for something to read on your own time? Check out the Berkman Center's "Mapping the Arabic Blogosphere: Politics, Culture and Dissent."