Monthly Archives: March 2014

Civics 18MARCH2014

  1. Restoring equilibrium to the Web – Knight Foundation
  2. The Cockpit Project
    Citizens' Collaboration and Co-creation in Public Service Delivery
  3. Cognitive Edge Network
  4. How Readers Get to News Sites: Social, Search and Direct | Pew Research Center's Journalism Project
  5. Commission on Political Reform | Bipartisan Policy Center
  6. National Conversations on American Unity | Bipartisan Policy Center
  7. Community engagement and mobilisation: critique of a public dialogue day | ESRC | The Economic and Social Research Council
  8. Social Media For Nonprofits | Social Media For Nonprofits
  9. Ten Finalists of The Global Innovation Competition Revealed | Making All Voices Count
  10. Creating a metric for news apps
  11. Future Digital – Strengthening democracy, transforming engagement
  12. Citizen participation in municipal budgeting: Origins, practices, impact Journalist's Resource: Research for Reporting, from Harvard Shorenstein Center
  13. Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy
  14. What You Think You Know About the Web Is Wrong |
  15. Are We Thinking About Digital All Wrong? | Smashing Magazine
  17. Inside the Business of Journalism – Don Graham on C-Notes | OZY
  18. Holy cassette tape! Boston records trapped in the '80s | BetaBoston
  19. 31-3.8 – Journalism will survive – but you might not recognise it – One Man and His Blog
  20. Creating a metric for news apps
  21. Survey of nearly a thousand web pages looks at interactive features for news » Nieman Journalism Lab
  22. Engaging News Project | Engaging Online Audiences
  23. News Site Analysis – Engaging News Project
  24. "The Demise of the Public Hearing"
    The Demise of the Public Hearing; Technology is changing the way citizens interact with local government.
  25. Face the Facts USA
    Are you ready to face the facts and help change the conversation?
  26. Weighing America's Tough Budget Choices | Face the Facts USA
  27. We Like Thoughtful Conservatives (and How Technology Can Improve News) | Brookings Institution
  28. Nudging News Producers and Consumers Toward More Thoughtful, Less Polarized Discourse | Brookings Institution
  29. If you want to learn to build the web, start by building your community | Knight Lab | Northwestern University
  30. Public Service Project: Nonpartisanship and the need for Civil Discourse | The Institute of Politics at Harvard University
  31. Why Bother? Engaging Texans in Democracy Today | Moody College of Communication
  32. Natalie Jomini Stroud | Communication Studies
  33. Tuning in to politics « Know
  34. The Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life | Moody College of Communication
  35. In Brazil, a group of reporters is trying to build an independent platform for in-depth content » Nieman Journalism Lab
  36. A Vision for a Democratic Future – Occupy.Net wiki
  37. Deliberative Democracy Hub | The blog of the Participatory and Deliberative Democracy Specialist Group at PSA
  38. Intersection | creative strategies for social good
  39. Structural Revolution and the Social Sector | Stanford Social Innovation Review
  40. Collaboration | Tags | Stanford Social Innovation Review
  41. Our Work : The Rockefeller Foundation
  42. The Informal City Dialogues
  43. IFTF: Home
  44. Action for a sustainable world | Forum for the Future
  45. Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research

Civics 16MARCH2013

  1. How Readers Get to News Sites: Social, Search and Direct | Pew Research Center's Journalism Project
    "The most engaged visitors to a news site are those who went there directly, not referrals thru Facebook or search"
  2. Mahmoud Mohieldin and Grant James Cameron emphasize the importance of empirical evidence in designing the post-2015 development agenda. – Project Syndicate
  3. Cooperative Movement Should Embrace Discussion of Systemic Issues | Grassroots Economic Organizing
  4. Community engagement and mobilisation: critique of a public dialogue day | ESRC | The Economic and Social Research Council
  5. CIPS | Centre for International Policy Studies | University of Ottawa
  6. Washington Policy Center | Sound public policy and market-based solutions
  7. World Policy Conference 2013
  8. Hypertext Book | UnderstandingSociety | Daniel Little
  9. Everyday Democracy
    Ideas and Tools for Community Change
  10. Debuting Truth Teller from the Washington Post; Real-time lie detection service at your service (not quite yet) – Knight Foundation
  11. EcoJustice Education – Home
  12. Environmental Decision Making and Participation
  13. Delib Australia
    "We help organisations engage their communities online"
  14. International Budget Partnership
  15. Victorian Government ICT Strategy
    The Victorian Government is making it easier for Victorians and businesses to use government services online.
  16. Decide » Discover Discuss Decide – Anglian Water
  17. Draw Me an Idea!
    Interactive mind map with ThingLink
  18. Data Visualization Software | Tom Sawyer Software Products
  19. MindMixer — Engage Your Community
  20. by MindMixer
  21. Social Physics | a new way of understanding human behavior based on analysis of Big Data
  22. The Social Science Dream Machine
  23. Community Voices; Heard Power
  24. ExpertChoice
    Collaboration and Decision Support Software for Groups & Organizations
  25. How to Make a News App in Two Days, as Told by Six People Who Tried It for the First Time – ProPublica
  26. Tools & Data – ProPublica
  27. The Obama Team’s Disclosure Documents
  28. Tire Tracker – ProPublica
  29. New applied rationality workshops (April, May, and July) – LessWrong
  30. NCDD Resource Center » Search Results » Core Principles for Public Engagement
  31. NCDD Resource Center » Core Principles for Public Engagement
  32. NCDD Resource Center » Debategraph
  33. Taxonomy of the Logical Fallacies
  34. How to Disagree
  35. Logical Fallacies: The Fallacy Files
  36. An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments
  37. Why We Argue (And How We Should)
  38. Metacademy
  39. Web Ontology Language – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  40. Social Media Management System
  41. All Party Groups, All Party Parliamentary Groups, Early Day Motions –
  42. Is working 'great' now? | PolitiFact
  44. Debategraph | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog
  45. Open Knowledge Foundation Blog
  46. Debategraph ::: Planet Under Pressure
  47. PlatformDebategraph <
  48. PlatformDyingBees <
  49. WebHome <
  50. DebateGraph Reviews | edshelf
  51. Open to persuasion…
  52. Mapping the Contours of Thought… : Open to persuasion…
  53. Digital Agenda for Europe – European Commission
  54. DebateGraph US
  55. Post-2015: what comes after the Millennium Development Goals?
  56. Digital Agenda for Europe
  57. Debategraph Explorer
  58. Details view: Digital Agenda for Europe
  59. Why – Cynapse
  60. Deliberus – a tool for collaborative argumentation
  61. Sammanfattning – Google Drive
  62. Deliberus
  63. Sarepolis
  65. Liberty Forum | Online Library of Law and Liberty
  66. Constitutional Compromise and Classical Liberalism | Online Library of Law and Liberty
  67. Our Priorities: Democracy Fund

Civics 13MARCH2014

  1. Political Innovation; innovative conversational politics
  2. Loomio
  3. Framing Citizen Participation | Anja Röcke | Macmillan
  4. PolitiFact: Is working ‘great’ now? (14 March, 2014) and Message Machine; Fact-checking the 2012 campaigns
  5. Democracy Fund: Of, By, and For the People, and “Our Priorities”
  6. Feedly: “A single place for everything you want to read”
  7. – Open source group collaboration software for businesses
  8. Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life
  9. Challenges to Democracy: Boston Launches First Youth-Driven Participatory Budgeting in the US
  10. Essay and Replies: Archive : Liberty Forum
  11. History – Ash Center
  12. Aarhus – Governance Tools
    * The Aarhus Convention is a milestone in environmental democracy, granting procedural rights to the public with respect to access to environmental information held by public authorities.
  13. David Eaves (@daeaves) | “if writing is a muscle, this is my gym”
  14. ProPublica Nerd Blog; Secrets for Data Journalists and Newsroom Developers
  15. Connectivism – archived blog by George Siemens
  16. Plan to play, play to plan | The Insight Labs
  17. CRYSTAL; University of Alberta | Scientific Literacy and the Public Understanding of Science; Department of Educational Policy Studies
  18. UK Citizens Online Democracy
  19. figshare “Features”
  20. WideScope – Helping people make political decisions on the budget; Comparisons; About
  21. About Poplus | Collaborative Civic Coding
  22. Peace and Collaborative Development Network – Jan Oberg's Page
  23. SayIt: Civic Software for ‘Smart’ Transcripts · Global Voices
  24. Welcome to SayIt
  25. mySociety | About
  26. View Section: Mr Hugh Grant :: SayIt
  27. New York Times is About to Release an App Without ALL the News
  28. Ever-so-slight delay improves decision-making accuracy
  29. Institute of Art & Ideas: Philosophy for our times » IAI TV
  30. The pedagogy of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): the UK view
  31. Active Citizenry in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia | Kettering Foundation; A Case of Citywide Deliberation, Collective Acting, and Civic Capacity Building
  32. LearningAction Lab for Community Wealth Building – Home
  33. Obama Science Advisor John Holdren Schools Political Scientist Roger Pielke On Climate And Drought | ThinkProgress
  34. First Look Media – Omidyar Group
  35. Focus – Omidyar Group
  36. HopeLab
  37. Media Matters for America: Research and Mythopedia
  38. DEMOCRACY | The Economist
  39. The World in Our Hands: Rationality and Climate Change
  40. Higher Education and Our Collective Future: Where Do Citizens Stand? | Kettering Foundation
  41. PUBLICAGENDA.ORG – Choicework Homepage
  42. PUBLICAGENDA.ORG – Curbing Health Care Costs
  43. Full Participation | Imagining America
  44. Center for Institutional and Social Change — Site
  45. Institutional Citizenship — Site
  46. National Issues Forums: Issue Books; video:“Democracy’s Challenge; Reclaiming the public’s role”
  47. FAQ | The Commons @ KF
  48. "Constructing" a Public Voice – YouTube
  49. Elections don't always lead to democracy, says Kerry | Crooks and Liars
  50. Rebuilding Trust After A Crisis (On-Demand Video & Presentation) –
  51. evolve24
  52. Participedia YouTube
  53. MP3: Robert Talisse on the Importance of Argument in Politics – Philosophy Bite
  54. Mumble
  55. Create interactive online training experiences
  56. Technology | Collabforge
  57. Brooklyn Boulders Active Collaborative Workspace – YouTube
  58. Who edits breaking news articles on Wikipedia? » Nieman Journalism Lab
  59. Circular economy practitioners set out views in new book | Guardian Sustainable Business | Guardian Professional
  60. Why Great Ideas Get Rejected: David Burkus at TEDxOU – YouTube
  61. Citizen Budget – An interactive budget consultation for municipalities
  62. Open North | Team
  63. / Accè
  64. About Us | Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC)
  65. Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change »
  66. Projects
  67. Medium and Being Your Own Platform –
  68. ISSUU – Why Philosophy Fails by Ben Gibran
  69. GS – YouTube
  70. The changing nature of human communication. And all the cool things which happen now. | Ed Dowding
  71. Tweets loud and quiet – O'Reilly Radar
  72. The Center for Nonviolent Communication | Center for Nonviolent Communication
  73. How False Interpretation Can Destroy the Civilization – Yahoo Voices –
  74. Franklin Project | The Aspen Institute
  75. Franklin Project
  76. AllUpdates – Breaking News, Information & Updates
  77. New ways to engage the public, find common ground | LinkedIn
  78. Policy Network – Addressing the shortcomings of British capitalism: Tinkering at the margins or wholesale reform?
  79. Citizen Lab | Munk School of Global Affairs
  80. About the Citizen Lab – The Citizen Lab
  81. Vox Media CEO Jim Bankoff on Ezra Klein's Newsier Wikipedia | Digital – Advertising Age
  82. Ezra Klein Is Joining Vox Media as Web Journalism Asserts Itself –
  83. Vox Media | 2013 Year In Review
  84. Big Strides in Participation for a Tiny Austrian State | Random Musings
  85. c000012 | Striking Poverty
  86. Kumu
  87. If you want to learn to build the web, start by building your community | Knight Lab | Northwestern University
    * Northwestern University Knight Lab is a team of technologists and journalists working at advancing news media innovation through exploration and experimentation.
  88. The Breaking News Network
  89. Kauffman Founders School || Equity Splits –
  90. Founder's Dilemmas: Equity Splits – YouTube
  91. Clayton M. Christensen – Harvard Business Review
  92. Clayton Christensen | HBS Professor & Disruptive Innovation Expert
  93. Disruptive Innovation
  94. Innovation: call for evidence | New Climate Economy | Commission on the Economy and Climate
  95. Approach | New Climate Economy | Commission on the Economy and Climate
  96. Advancement Project
  97. Interpreting Strategic Discourse
  98. Open Government Partnership |
  99. First Look Media
  100. About – The Intercept
  102. Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics
  103. Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News and Ideas
  104. United States Institute of Peace
  105. The Center for Investigative Reporting
  106. Jared Cohen: Don’t Pursue Ideas With Obvious Conclusions – 99U
  107. The New Digital Age – Reshaping the Future of People, Nations and Business
  108. Jared Cohen – Council on Foreign Relations
  109. Jared Cohen on the future of the digital world | The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti | CBC Radio
  110. Constitute
  111. Comparative Constitutions Project
  112. Home Page | National Endowment for Democracy
  113. What's Being Done On…? | World Movement for Democracy
  114. Making Democracy Work Complex World | Video |
  115. Social Physics | a new way of understanding human behavior based on analysis of Big Data
  116. Google's Oppia Is A Smart Open Source Educational Tool For Interactive Learning
  117. Welcome to EPPC – Ethics & Public Policy Center
  118. Cooperative Movement Should Embrace Discussion of Systemic Issues | Grassroots Economic Organizing
  119. Pierre Omidyar joins PandoDaily-First Look scrum over Ukraine
  120. the latest March 2014
  121. TFF PressInfo: “We don’t see things as they are but as we are” by Jan Oberg
  122. Henry Kissinger: To settle the Ukraine crisis, start at the end – The Washington Post
  123. The Enspiral Network
  124. joshua at enspiral “Fish hooks in the brain and what to do about them”
  125. A Conversation on American Unity | Bipartisan Policy Center
  126. Zimbra :: Blog
  127. Wikispaces is Now Part of TSL Education

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