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It's all about governance

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This is my project discussion page, for democratically motived people (probably a lot of geeks and nerds, since it involves IT) to work out how to use Wise Web technology for working out some sticky issues.
From Standford's "aMap Project":
"What if a conference or seminar room’s high resolution mural-size screens could present dynamic, highly visual displays of complex information? What if the groups participating in the meetings could flexibly navigate and manage huge amounts of information with simple tools? What kinds of improved decision-making and learning could take place in such an environment?
* Improve navigation and display of complex information for decision-makers
* Develop new software methods for data visualization
* Explore and develop semantic manipulation of information murals"
And from the "AusThink" site,
"... 'augmenting human intellect' we mean increasing the capability of a man to approach a complex problem situation, to gain comprehension to suit his particular needs, and to derive solutions to problems. Increased capability in this respect is taken to mean a mixture of the following: more-rapid comprehension, better comprehension, the possibility of gaining a useful degree of comprehension in a situation that previously was too complex, speedier solutions, better solutions, and the possibility of finding solutions to problems that before seemed insoluble..."