Wired has a story on how the US government is using RSS as a tool for communicating with the public. This is great news, since RSS is a nice way of bridging “push” and “pull” (remember how trendy that distinction used to be?) The Wired story links to RSS Gov, a web site that tracks government use of RSS.
But in a classic example of unintended consequences, my search for a nice tidy definition of push vs. pull turned up this web site about Internet evangelism, which announces that April 24 2005 will be World Internet Evangelism Day. How’s that for a concept? Anyhow could make for an interesting example of using the Internet as a mass mobilization tool. Stay tuned….