Can social media shape Governance ?

Technology can help interconnect networks and institutions.  Its not just policing governance but actually create new forms of Governance.
In this highly informative talk, Beth Noveck, the former deputy CTO at the White House, shares a vision of practical openness — connecting bureaucracies to citizens, sharing data, creating a truly participatory democracy.
Its also worth nothing that the Government of India has just launched the National Data Portal based, a platform for supporting the open data initiative of Government of India. The portal aims to provide single-point-access to datasets published by various Ministries/Departments of Government of India.  For more, visit