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   Nettime in Japan/SKorea?                                                        
     "Steven Clift" <>                                               

   Re: <nettime> jya on mil disnfo                                                 
     "Katerina" <>                                                         

   cyber psychology research - need your help                                      
     Helene Rendtel <>                                       

     "Patrick Sullivan" <>                                        


Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 17:21:34 -0500
From: "Steven Clift" <>
Subject: Nettime in Japan/SKorea?

Does anyone know of a nettime-like e-list in Japan or S. Korea?

Steven Clift
reply to:

P.S. I am heading that way ...

E-Democracy and Japan

On Wednesday, May 22, 2002 I will be speaking at a 
symposium on e-democracy in Tokyo, Japan. This will be my 
first visit to Japan. This message is a short introduction 
to my work and a request for advice and contacts. Please 
forward this message to those you think will be interested. 

** To connect with me and others interested in e-democracy
** in Japan, send an e-mail to:
** For e-democracy news, visit:

What is e-democracy?

A simple definition of e-democracy is the use of the 
Internet in governance, politics, elections, media and 
community.  I have spoken on this topic hundreds of times 
across twenty countries.  I look forward to learning about 
e-democracy trends in Japan and comparing notes.  

To learn more, read my "Future of E-Democracy," "E-
Democracy E-Book," and other articles on my web site 
<>.  My Democracies Online Newswire 
e-mail announcement list connects 2400 people around the 
world interested in this topic.  Join this important e-mail 
list and read past messages at 
<>.  To auto-translate my 
materials try <>.  

A request for advice.

In the days following the symposium I plan to meet people 
involved with e-democracy-related projects in media, 
politics, community and government.  Please e-mail 
suggested names and contact information to me 
<>.  In particular, I would like to meet 
the staff who work on Prime Minister Koizumi's e-mail 
newsletter <>, those 
involved with wireless political content on iMode, and 
citizens involved with very local uses of the Internet for 
local community involvement and discussions.  

Meeting and learning.

In major cities around the world I have organized small 
informal public gatherings where people interested in e-
democracy can meet one another.  We will meet online first 
and organize the details.  Join my e-mail list for contacts 
in Japan by sending an e-mail to 

I am also considering organizing a special half-day 
workshop for a limited number of participants on Friday, 
May 24 or Saturday, May 25. Depending upon potential 
sponsors and costs, there will likely be a fee to 
participate. Send me an e-mail if you would like more 
information on attending or sponsoring this event 

Thank you,

Steven Clift

P.S. You can read my full biography at 
<>. The short version is that I 
helped create the world's first election-oriented web site 
in 1994 called Minnesota E-Democracy, coordinated e-
government for the State of Minnesota 1994-97, served as Co-
Editor of the G8 Democracy and Government Online Service 
Publication, and I was a co-founder of Web White & Blue, a 
project of the Markle Foundation which organized an online 
presidential campaign debate in 2000.  Today, I am a global 
e-democracy expert, speaker and consultant. I continue to 
volunteer with Minnesota E-Democracy 
<> which is recognized as a 
leading host of online citizens discussions that matter in 
real politics and community.  

^               ^               ^                ^
Steven L. Clift    -    W:
Minneapolis    -   -   -     E:
Minnesota  -   -   -   -   -    T: +1.612.822.8667
USA    -   -   -   -   -   -   -     ICQ: 13789183

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Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2002 15:02:15 +0300
From: "Katerina" <>
Subject: Re: <nettime> jya on mil disnfo

Does any of you participants know of any Internet databases on Personal
Homepages? I am trying to locate different personal homepages for a research
I have to complete as a task for the University. I have come across some on
a random search basis, but I was wondering if you know of any other
resources for personal homepages. What I mean by personal homepages is
attempts by their creators to present themselves and their personal identity
on the space of a webpage.
Thank you all in advance,
Dionysis Panou


Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 05:54:27 -0700 (PDT)
From: Helene Rendtel <>
Subject: cyber psychology research - need your help

Hello everybody. My name is Helene Rendtel, and I'm
doing a research in the field of cyber psychology. I
am exploring cyber communities so I need you to take
10 minutes of your time to fill in this questionnaire.
I would very much appreciate your help. Copy-paste the
questionnaire to a new email. Select only one answer
per question that suits you best, and 
put a '*' next to it. Send the email to  
If you receive this questionnaire on several lists you
are subscribed to, feel free to fill it in several
times, every time refering to a dufferent mailing
All participants will receive the results of the
research. If you wouldn't like to get the results,
please emphasize that in the email. 
Your email address will not be used for any other
purpose. Thank you in advance.


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Name of the list where you received this
Daily number of messages:
How many of them do you read:
How long have you been a member of this list:
How many mailing lists are you subsribed to
(discussion groups only):

1. You use this mailing list: 
- - only as a device for exchanging information
important for your studies/job/hobbies
- - as a means for discussing different topics with
people from all over the world
- - both of the above
- - none of the above, i only lurk

2. Do you actively take part in discussions?
- - never   
- - when someone really provokes me 
- - from time to time    
- -  in almost every discussion 
- -  in every discussion

3. Do you delay your other activities in order to read
or answer posts to this list? 
- - never
- - seldom
- - from time to time
- - often
- - almost always 

4. Can you sometimes express yourself better on the
list than in everyday life? 
- - yes
- - no
#You can explain why:

5. Are you fond of the fact that many people will read
your email?
- - yes
- - no
- - I have never thought about that

6. Would you feel uncomfortable if most of the other
members didn't share your opinion?
- - yes
- - no, I always like discussing my viewpoint
- - no, I don't care about them

7. Do you personally know other members of the list?
- - none
- - very few
- - a few
- - lots of them
- - everyone / almost everyone

8. If yes, when did you meet most of them?
- - before I joined the list
- - after I joined the list, accidentally
- - after I joined the list, I wanted to meet other
 9. Do you remember names of other members of the
- - yes
- - no

10. Do you feel very close to other members of the
list although you have never met in person?
- - none
- - some of them
- - almost all of them
- - everybody
- - I have never thought about that

11. Would you like to meet in person other members you
don't already know?
- -  no, none of them
- - some of them
- - almost all of them
- - everybody
- - I have never thought about that

12.  Does the mailing list connect you to
extraordinary people like you would rarely meet in
"real" life?
- - no
- - some of them
- - almost all of them
- - everybody
- - I have never thought about that
13. Have you continued to communicate off the list
with some other members you found interesting, but you
have never met in person?
- - yes
- - no 

14. Do you notice when someone stops posting to the
- - yes
- - no

15. Does this list organize events where members could
- - yes
- - no
16.  If yes, do you consider this good and useful?
- - yes
- - no 

17. Would you feel sorry if the list stopped?
- - yes
- - no
- - I have never thought about that

18. If the list stopped, would you continue to
communicate with other members?
- - no, none
- - some of them
- - almost all of them
- - everybody
- - I have never thought about that

                   Thank you!

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Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 11:23:57 -0700
From: "Patrick Sullivan" <>
Subject: Marketing

I am about to have my CD-ROM package printed and begin the process of
assembling the thing. It's film, video, photography, spoken word, music.
Here's my question - how do you find, or create, a local demand for
electronic work? Has anyone else found themselves marketing CD-ROMs like
this? I'm looking for tricks that people have found. I'm thinking of
borrowing a projector and doing guerilla-style showings around portland on
walls. Any other ideas or experience with this?



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