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I will be leading a workshop at the Participatory Budgeting Conference in Oakland next Friday: 1.4 How to Integrate Technology to Strengthen Your PB Process (Workshop) This workshop is aimed at PB...
It isn’t said enough, I don’t think, that change – particularly in big organisations – is hard. Really hard! If it wasn’t, it would be happening all the time. At events...

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I was never a regular user of Whatsapp, the mobile messaging app recently purchased by Facebook for gazillions of dollors, but now I’m never touching the thing again. Why? Well, after a recent...

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I will be traveling to Seoul, South Korea next month and hope to be spending some time learning about the local participatory democracy scene there. A few interesting tidbits that have caught my...
When planning a new project or activity, it’s easy to decide to get something new. For instance, you might see it as the perfect opportunity to buy a cool web service to help you deliver this...

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Y Combinator (Photo: Paul Miller Leading Silicon Valley accelerator Y Combinator posted a list of sectors it’s interested in hearing pitches from in a “request for startups” that...

GovFresh

I couldn’t agree more with Mozilla’s Laura Hilliger: We can’t force people to participate, and if we really care about educating people, we shouldn’t try. We should build and design for...

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A new civic effort out of the San Francisco Bay Area was just announced this morning. The Civity Initiative (tag line: “offering the story of civity to counter civic gridlock”) was...
Sometimes it’s better to embrace constraints. Why not even invent some? Constraints don’t need to make things harder – they can make things easier. Why take a year to deliver...

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