Looking beneath the surface at the state of civic tech by tracing the dependency graph — the links between software and its constituent parts.
2017, when we were just getting to grips with the terms ‘fake news’, ‘populism’ and ‘post-truth’.
From Facebook’s Civic Engagement team, a presentation considering why and how they promote civic discourse among their vast userbase. A slide deck.
Martha Lane Fox on what it means to make technology responsible, at every step of the process: the way it’s developed, the way it works for users and its impact on society.
Following Martha Lane Fox’s keynote speech, Doteveryone asks how we can foster collaborations between policy makers, civil society and the tech industry to ensure responsible tech becomes the normal.
MHCLG share how they are helping Local Government to ‘fix the plumbing’, by putting the basics in place now — and quickly. Slide deck.
The Internet Health Report tells a collaborative story of how the internet is — and isn’t — a resource for good. Issues range from privacy to connectivity, to online harassment and the economics of online platforms.
Running Civic Tech websites over a long period of time brings some unique challenges, not all of which are foreseeable when setting out.
A behind-the-scenes look at how Facebook attempted to identify and combat coordinated attempts at manipulation and voter suppression on their platform.
Civic tech tools must be accessible and inclusive if they are to truly help everyone. Practitioners from across the world share the challenges and their solutions and ideas to tackle these.
Examples of technology projects that tackle digital exclusion. As a community, coders and activists must ensure that tools genuinely benefit the communities who need them most.
Most open data initiatives assume the provision of data by governments which will be used by a variety of sectors for the good of all. But for some, the promises of Open Data fall far short of the reality.