Posts Tagged: edem

ParticipateDB: Now Under Creative Commons License

ParticipateDB ( is a collaborative catalogue for online participation tools and one of the world’s most comprehensive resources of its kind. We finally got around to putting it under a Creative Commons license. Read yesterday’s announcement here: Creative Commons If you know of any tools, projects or resources that are missing, please let usRead… Read more »

Zilino Road Show Kicks Off in L.A. December 7

We’re hosting a meetup next Friday in downtown Los Angeles for friends and colleagues in the area to show where we are with Zilino, our online participation app. We’ll give a short demo, discuss the roadmap and hope to explore opportunities for collaboration: Zilino Road Show Los Angeles, CAFriday, December 7, 20125.30pm to 7pmThe HubRead… Read more »

Looking for Participatory Politicians

This post originally appeared on the Intellitics blog: Looking for Participatory Politicians We know there are a lot of (online) tools for participation available today, and we find out about more examples of how they are being used almost every day. About three weeks ago, someone asked me if I knew of any politicians stronglyRead… Read more »

The Ethics of Public Participation

This post was originally published on the Intellitics blog on Thursday, August 5, 2010: The Ethics of Public Participation. Subscribe to our blog via RSS or follow us on Twitter. It seems the topic of ethics and integrity in public participation is coming up more often these days (see my comments here, here). Just forRead… Read more »

Open Government Needs Public Participation Calendars

Originally posted on the Intellitics blog: Open Government Needs Public Participation Calendars Over at Sunlight Labs, they have some design suggestions today around how federal agencies should approach their new /open website sections with regard to data. Here’s the comment I just left (pretty much the same point I made on the OSTP blog aRead… Read more »