Plenty of great ideas and actions came out of last weekend’s CityCampSF,and tonight we’ll take them further as the San Francisco Summer of Smart continues. Here are some of the highlights from Saturday:
Planeando la Ciudad Abierta –Planner an avid CityCampSF supporter Maryra Madriz covers the camp for a Venezuelan social . . . →Read More:CityCampSF:From Health Apps to Virtual Cities
On Tuesday,Luke Fretwell,Dustin Haisler and I spoke for a couple hours to a delegation of 17 municipal,provincial and federal Chinese officials about Gov 2.0 and civic innovation in the U.S. Dustin described how his company,Spigit,encourages idea generation and helps filter through thousands of opinions to create actionable suggestions. . . . →Read More:Encouraging Public Participation in China
Getting key players in the same room at CityCampSF on Saturday,we made some serious progress on the SF Fire App initiative,a project aimed at accurately inventorying and mapping all of the AEDs in San Francisco. Eventually,the data from this project will be used by emergency rescuers and Good Samaritans,and in . . . →Read More:The World Changes When We Change It
The more time I spend thinking,advocating and researching around Gov 2.0,the more clear it is that open source,open ideation and open innovation are the keys to global progress. Thanks to social networks and near-zero cost communications,it is possible to quickly build loose teams around ideas,to research existing solutions and . . . →Read More:Gov 2.0 and Open Innovation:Never Build It Twice
What do you think should be part of a Gov 2.0 political manifesto? It needs to be narrowly tailored,but also powerful. . . . →Read More:What Would a Gov 2.0 Political Manifesto Look Like?
There is a need for new event models that support progress in the greater Gov 2.0 corpus. . . . →Read More:Unconferences Can’t Move Gov 2.0 Forward