Code for All: comparative models across borders
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Looking at different setups of the volunteer network across the globe. A slide deck.

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Mapping slacktivism: patterns of low-threshold civic participation on the internet
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Looking more deeply into the impact of low-cost, low-risk online actions. A slide deck.

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Populism, post-truth and fake news: the role of civic tech in the post-fact world
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2017, when we were just getting to grips with the terms ‘fake news’, ‘populism’ and ‘post-truth’.

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Exploring sense of community for online citizen engagement
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What value is created through online citizen engagement by using the community psychology Sense of Community theory to examine the behavioural aspects of eParticipation?

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Questioning impact: what if you find it lacking?
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What happens when a seemingly successful initiative starts to question its Theory of Change?

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Fostering democractic societies to fight platform populists: the Brazilian experience
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The keynote of TICTeC 2019 and an inspiring look at what citizen-led activism and direct engagement can achieve – even when things look hopeless.

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Digital tools to connect those facing homelessness with the support they need
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Notes from a presentation about Proxy Address, which provides stable addresses for those facing the instability of homelessness.

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Fireside chat: Hollie Russon Gilman
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Hollie Russon Gilman is particularly interested in revitalising American democracy, local innovation, and the opportunities and challenges of digital technologies to enhance governance and public policy.

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A change in the law for school starters in Scotland — through FOI
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The Give Them Time campaign used Freedom of Information requests, sent via WhatDoTheyKnow.com, to get the law changed, so that more children in Scotland can benefit from more time at nursery school.

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Fireside chat: Stephen King, Omidyar Network
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The Omidyar Network is one of the most significant benefactors for those working in Civic Tech. Through the Governance & Citizen Engagement initiative, it supports a broad range of organisations working in the US and around the world.

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Impacts of leak sites
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Leak sites are web-based initiatives which usually employ encryption and anonymisation technologies for concealing the identity of whistleblowers.

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