Posts Tagged ‘LOTV’

From BlogTalk Radio Lightning Strikes…

Rod Amis, a well-known blogger, social media pundit and Christina Shideler talk with Silona Bonewald of the League of Technical Voters and Taylor Willingham of Texas Forums (an initiative of the LBJ Library) about building an online transparent federal budget. Former Senator and Presidential candidate Bill Bradley who promotes this idea in his book, The New American Story, is involved, and we’ll find out why.

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Learn more about Silona and Taylor here.

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SilonaSilona is currently focused on creating the League of Technical Voters and the Transparent
Federal Project Project
. Before this she started her own company, ElecTech that created specialized software for political campaigns, and ran a web consulting business where she was one of the first people to create websites for hire, and to successfully optimize her clients’ websites for usability and top search engine ranking. She has also worked in the gaming industry, creating high visibility web presences, content management systems, and large database back-end integrations. Silona volunteers for the ACLU and EFF on technology-based civil liberties issues, and has lobbied on various issues. The combination of her involvement in political activism, educational activism, psychometrics for gaming communities, lobbyist work, netizen activities and web design make her uniquely suited to envision the framework that will make the LoTV system all possible.

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