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Ralph Benko

Ralph Benko

Ralph Benko, a principal of Capital City Partners of Washington, DC, is the author of The Websters' Dictionary: How to Use the Web to Transform the World. www.thewebstersdictionary.com
 

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You may download a free and complete eDition of The Websters' Dictionary: How to Use the Web to Transform the World from thewebstersdictionary.com.

"Ralph Benko combines the best qualities of geek (fascination with technology, reads Wired Magazine) and wonk (immersion in the policy/advocacy process, reads Politico) with the ability to help normal people harness both. He is a principal of Capital City Partners, LLC of Washington DC, a respected public affairs firm. Benko founded the Prosperity Caucus gathering of supply-side and free-market economists; served on detail as a junior official in the White House under President Reagan; and is a populist conservative Republican (although some of his best friends are liberal Democrats). He speaks frequently, vividly, entertainingly and informatively on highly effective Web design, development, and management practices. Because of his long fascination with all things Internet he is popularly known as 'the Webster.'"

Advance praise for Benko's The Websters' Dictionary: How to Use the Web to Transform the World:

Benko provides the reader with a gentle guide through the dark forests of political advocacy on the Internet. A must read for anyone wishing to understand how the Internet is changing politics forever. --Jimmy Wales, Founder of Wikipedia.org and Wikia.com.

Brilliantly and with wit, Ralph Benko provides agitators and advocacy groups the way to get out our message and to "organize" in the Web 2.0 world. Couldn't be more timely -- or needed. --Steve Forbes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Forbes and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes magazine.

Spinning silica into worldwide webs of glass and light, the Internet has become a planetary community in need of a global guidebook. The Websters' Dictionary is it -- a cornucopian resource for all compendious world-warpers. -- George Gilder, author of Wealth and Poverty, Telecosm and Microcosm.

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