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The White House is now accepting applications for the 2014 Presidential Innovation Fellows program. Deadline is April 7. From the PIF application: The Presidential Innovation Fellows program brings...

GovFresh

Yesterday, the world saw the launch of a new political party in New Zealand: Internet Party According to Wikipedia, the Internet Party is [...] an unregistered political party in New Zealand. The...
Over on the Code for America blog, Interim Executive Director Bob Sofman just shared a set of values outlining the organization’s “current thinking” on what makes effective...
The World Bank Group is currently asking for input to help develop “a Strategy to Mainstream Citizen Engagement in World Bank Group-Supported Operations.” From the website: Developing a...
Digital technology is quickly integrating into our lives: recent data from the Pew Research Center show that 91% of American adults own a cell phone, among which 58% are smartphones. If you are...
New technologies and tools are constantly being further developed and explored and have garnered attention as ways to engage more stakeholders in community planning and decision-making efforts. To...
I find this stuff so you don’t have to: The power of technology for learning and why creating together is better | Helen Milner Barcamp NotForProfits | dxw (I’ll be there representing @...

DavePress

I’m working on a blog post recapping and analyzing the recent crowdsourcing experiment by California Assemblyman Mike Gatto to let the public write legislation (see our coverage here and media...
It’s easy to look around most American cities and guess (correctly) where most of our transportation infrastructure funding is spent: on auto-oriented projects. As transportation infrastructure...