Monthly Archives: April 2014

9 04, 2014

What Is a Civic Startup?

By | April 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Over on Github, Luke Fretwell asks: How do you define 'civic startup?' That finally gave me an excuse to share my working definition: A civic startup is one whose primary aim is to address issues of public concern. It's a fairly broad view of the world, admittedly, but appropriate. Civic means a big tent. To give [...]

4 04, 2014

Friday Findings

By | April 4th, 2014|Radar|0 Comments

So much to read, so little time. Here are a few interesting bits that caught our attention this week: Bitcoin Could Revolutionize Voting Christopher Malmo in VICE Canada about the potential for using cryptocurrency technology for e-voting. Quote: "One of the most promising applications of new crypto tech lies in creating transparent, efficient systems for [...]

1 04, 2014

Top Posts March 2014

By | April 1st, 2014|About|0 Comments

Another busy month! Here are the three most popular recent posts (from the three-month period January through March 2014): OIDP Distinction “Best Practice in Citizen Participation” SecondGov: New Platform for Virtual Policy Making Evaluation Criteria for Assessing Crowdsourcing Efforts in the Legislative Process And our most popular legacy posts, same as last month: What Is [...]