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Quick service announcement: Zilino Cross-Campus Dialogue on Mental Health from Intellitics, Inc. This has been in the making since last fall. We are currently exploring a number of other potential...
Applications for the Department of Health & Human Services HHS Entrepreneurs program are now open to innovators interested in working for a year-long stint alongside federal government employees...

GovFresh

Google’s Chromecast is a neat little device that plugs into the back of a television via the HDMI port, and then is supplied with power through a standards mini-USB charger that you might use...

DavePress

Inspired by my friends Lloyd and Robert, I’m starting a regular-ish podcast. Here’s the first episode, where I chat with all round comms supremo Dan Slee, off of Comms 2.0. http://traffic...

DavePress

Late last year, the White House came out with an endorsement of participatory budgeting (or PB, for short) by including the concept prominently in the Second U.S. Open Government National Action Plan...
The National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation (NCDD) just announced the call for proposals for their October conference. The conference theme is “Democracy for the Next Generation...
Here’s one you can all help me with. When putting together learning materials – particularly aimed at a public sector audience – what’s the best format to use? More...

DavePress

Last July, UK-based Nesta launched Europe Commons as part of their Code for Europe activities, a site aimed at becoming “[t]he best place to find civic tech apps and services for better cities...
SyncSpace looks like a fun, useful app: SyncSpace provides a zoomable drawing space that can be sketched on by multiple collaborators, at any time, over the net. No files to send around, no versions...

DavePress