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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Diigo Update 06/07/2018

  • Participedia harnesses the power of collaboration to respond to a recent global phenomenon: the rapid development of experiments in new forms of participatory politics and governance around the world. We live in a world in which citizens of most countries are asking for greater involvement in collective decisions. Many governments, non-governmental organizations, and even some corporations are responding by experimenting with ways to increase public participation. Hundreds of thousands of participatory processes occur each year in almost every country in the world. They are adressing a wide variety of political and policy problems. And they often supplement and sometimes compete with more traditional forms of politics, such as representative democracy. Participedia responds to these developments by providing a low-cost, easy way for hundreds of researchers and practitioners from across the globe to catalogue and compare the performance of participatory political processes.

    Tags: participatory, collective decisions, public participation, democracy, community empowerment, collaboration, governance

  • Participedia’s searchable database of democratic innovations is made up of three distinct content types including Cases, Methods and Organizations. Bolstering this knowledge base are added resources, including surveys, teaching tools and external data sets. The initial vision for Participedia was developed by Archon Fung (Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University) and Mark E. Warren (Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia), and is guided by a set of standing committees.

    Tags: participatory, collective decisions, public participation, democracy, community empowerment, collaboration, governance

  • Facebook page - Anyone can join the Participedia community and help crowdsource, catalogue and compare participatory political processes around the world. All content on Participedia is collaboratively produced and open-source under a Creative Commons License. Explore: Search, read, download and gain insight from our database of cases, methods, and organizations. Create: Help improve the quality of this knowledge resource by editing existing content or publishing your own. Teach: Use Participedia in the classroom as a tool to engage students and showcase their research.

    Tags: Facebook, participatory, collective decisions, public participation, democracy, community empowerment, collaboration, community governance


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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Diigo Update 05/23/2018


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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Diigo Update 05/21/2018

  • Since 1996, Intelligent Management has partnered with scientists, technologists and innovation centers in North America and Europe to deliver systemic management solutions for our age of complexity. Our unique Network of Projects organizational design has been chosen to build a global platform for a digital and decentralized economy based on transparency, win-win and fair sharing of economic gains.

    Tags: Intelligence, Management, systemic, complexity, platform, innovationm


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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Diigo Update 05/14/2018


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Saturday, May 12, 2018

Diigo Update 05/13/2018

  • Art Prof provides a unique opportunity for a global community to have equal access to a free visual arts education.   We are removing barriers to art education that exist due to the high-cost of higher education & private classes,  while providing easy-to-follow content for people of all ages and means

    Tags: art, essentials


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Thursday, May 3, 2018

Diigo Update 05/04/2018


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Sunday, April 1, 2018

Diigo Update 04/02/2018

  • NetSciEd has evolved in response to escalating activity in the field of network science, and the urgent need for citizens to be able to access the field through education channels. NetSciEd reflects the multiple efforts underway in pursuit of this goal: intensive workshops for students, introductory workshops open to the public, participation in public science festivals, professional development for teachers, development of network literacy principles, curriculum development, YouTube videos and online courses – plus much more, all of which you will find here.

    Tags: technology, networking, complexity, collaboration

  • Our mission is to scale up collaboration and decision-making. We envision an era in which large communities can deliberate and brainstorm with one another on important issues with the aid of intelligently designed algorithms and digital communication platforms.

    Tags: stanford, democracy, Crowdsourcing, collaboration

  • The Underworlds project is the first of its kind, and a proof of concept that cities can make use of their waste water system to do near real-time urban epidemiology and understand human health and behavior with a fine spatio-temporal resolution. Probably the most obvious first application of smart sewage technology is infectious disease surveillance, and the prediction of outbreaks.

    Tags: mit, city, lab, waste, water, health data, innovation, technology, sustainability, cities


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