Former Student: Pia Mancini from Net Democracy in Argentina
"Our foundation, Democracia en Red (Net Democracy) develops an open source free software that works on the most simple and intelligent way to deliberate online called DemocracyOS (www.democracyos.org) The app is currently in use for the Buenos Aires Parliament here: dos.partidodelared.org, in Tunisia through IWatch Tunisia http://vot-it.org and in the Mexican Government here: datos.gob.mx
email@example.comMarch 12th CLASS 7 - Incentives to Participate: Lessons from the Social Sciences; Prize-Backed and Grand Challenges
What is the reason why?
Ben Sone reason - engagement = political support/awareness= ease of implementation for more difficult projects
blaise hbecause expertise is decentralized in our modern information society
Alan Sand their experiences with the policy (how it currently exists or could exist) is the most important part (reason) for policy existing.
Amy Fdiversity of ideas and feedback for optimal solution
Ben Sanother reason - engagement increases literacy on the problem
Chuy Copens up the possibility for an ongoing dialogue, helps finding/identifying risks and solutions...
Tony D@alan crowdsourcing sources of used but good condition cardboard, to decrease steps to reuse, I think. understanding best practices for large scale units that recycle, such as large residential buildings
blaise hbecause collaboration is the strongest tool to uderstand complex problems.
C BMmm, I think citizen engagement can give legitimacy to public expenditures that are sometimes necessary to solve problems.
Who is the audience- Motivated Change makers that want to participate in forum to receive feedback.
Theory of participation- Crowd Sourcing
What is it intended to do- Broadcasting problems to receive innovative solutions by sponsors.
What doesn't work- Lack of accessibility and reaching a small audience. Receiving an immense amount of non useful information.
What does work- Great potential to receive a brilliant hour
What are the incentives- Finding a solution to a problem, problem posters receive applauses which increase motivation. The site takes the best ideas and evaluates the impact. The organization receives innovation and ideas with low keeping operating costs low.
Katia A "What do I think might help address this" and build your lit search around that question. We, as Gov 3.0 participants, are still trying to get our heads around what the problem is rather than the solution.
Millicent CParticipation: one way street, citizens give ideas to gov
Collaboration: citizens work on ideas with each other about gov
Big data: Network effects are relevant. What's new now is that we can take data that might have been bounded (eg, small) and combine it with a number of other data sets, thereby making that data part of Big Data.
See Many Eyes. Anyone can add their data to the data someone else has posted, and it tells a new story.