Fred Wilson's AVC.com blog is essential reading in the tech industry. (For those that don't know Fred and his company Union Square Ventures are one of the leading east coast VC's behind the likes of twitter and four square amongst many others). One of the things that makes avc.com essential reading - is not just the blgo posts but also the communities comments that respond, reflect and shape the posts. Today's has a link to Clay Shirkey's Ted talk on government and how development communities such as those around GIT version control - could help with legislative development. Video is worth watching and the comments are worth reading. Click on the image or the title to learn more.