The Obama administration's deputy chief technology officer for open government will pay a visit to Second Life at noon Eastern time, reports New World Notes.
Beth Simone Noveck, who is known as Lawlita Fassbinder on SL, has been a member of the virtual community since 2004. Noveck will speak about her new book, Wiki Government: How Technology Can Make Government Better, Democracy Stronger, and Citizens More Powerful.
Noveck talked about her job with the New York Times last month:
If [average] people are going to be asked to spend the time on contributing, you want to use the participation they give you...
Even something like having a blog with an open discussion about policy is so revolutionary in the way government works.