Category Archives: USA

Want a Smart City? Take the people out!

Recent news: An international technology company plans to develop and operate a massive technology testing and evaluation centre in New Mexico. The state Economic Development Department announced Tuesday that Pegasus Global Holdings is conducting a study on the best New … Continue reading

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Europe: conservative, cautious or…?

More negative comparisons with the USA. In Europe’s defence, I do get the impression that the formal political processes here are more concerned with social inclusion and participation than they are in the USA, and our political processes provide for … Continue reading

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CfP: JITP2010 – Politics of Open Source

May 6-7, 2010 – Amherst, Massachusetts Political issues closely tied to the free and open source software movement(s) include: national government policies related to the adoption of open source technologies or questions related to interoperability and open standards, software patents, … Continue reading

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Three counter-intuitive opinion pieces

The first has been doing the rounds of the blogosphere – raises interesting questions on what should be transparent (govovernment data) and not (private diaries) – but what about about drawing the boundary line? In the end, transparency is no … Continue reading

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Links: More Norfolk and another possible bonus from opening up government data

Norfolk is one of those councils that are leading the way with co-creation and co-design of public services (online and real-world). Two more examples: Your Norfolk Your Say In Norfolk we want all our citizens to be able to have … Continue reading

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