Monthly Archives: March 2013

30 03, 2013

Group Patterns: How Do They Apply to Virtual Environments?

By | March 30th, 2013|Research|9 Comments

I've mentioned the Group Works project before, a multi-year effort to explore and document the “deeper core of what brings a group conversation alive”. While I wasn't able to attend the Seattle workshop last October, I recently had a chance to attend an in-person session here in Berkeley, CA -- a very fun and insightful afternoon. [...]

22 03, 2013

Hello Europe: A Fresh Idea to Connect Europe

By | March 22nd, 2013|Europe, Radar|3 Comments

Since it's Friday, I wanted to share this fun idea I found floating by in my social media stream earlier this week. Hello Europe is a project idea by three Belgians, Senne Dehandschutter, Majd Khalifeh and Mathias Brouns. Their goal is to create a network of large-scale interactive video screens to connect people across Europe. [...]

15 03, 2013

World Bank Conversation Explores Role of Technology in Participatory Processes

By | March 15th, 2013|E-participation, Radar|0 Comments

The World Bank Group, in partnership with CIVICUS, the Government of Finland and InterAction, will be hosting the Global Conference on Citizen Engagement for Enhanced Development Impact this coming Monday, March 18, 2013. The conference will take place in Washington DC and will be broadcast via live stream. From the event website: Citizen Voices will [...]

7 03, 2013

What Is Participatory Budgeting?

By | March 7th, 2013|Dictionary, Participatory Budgeting|9 Comments

As participatory budgeting is slowly gaining traction in North America (see map), two ways have emerged how the term is being applied: Narrowly, referring only to processes that give participants decision making power, e.g. by way of voting on their preferred projects/investments (the "Empower" level on the IAP2 Spectrum) Broadly, referring to any participatory processes [...]

1 03, 2013

Top Posts February 2013

By | March 1st, 2013|About|0 Comments

February was a record month for us here at the Intellitics blog. These three were our most popular recent posts: 2013 Event and Conference Radar Open for Business Discourse Re-Imagines the Online Discussion Forum And these three here scored highest overall yet once again (we really need to work harder to dethrone them at some [...]