Civic tech started as an idea that became a community that became a buzzword. Now, it is a market.
Three cases of citizen participation through technology and three different research methods used to understand impact. A slide deck.
The chasm between the digital haves and the have-nots has never been more evident. Are we all missing the point?
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’.
Release of a public dataset means treading the balance between utility and protection of individuals. This session explains tools that help with PII detection, and concepts like k-anonymity and l-diversity.
Google’s commitment to the civic tech field, outlining why the search engine giant believes it to be of such critical importance in the current age.
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.
This research looks at grassroots programmes in Kosovo, which teach young women advanced ICT skills and the use of Open Data.
Two million young people from Yemen, Libya, Egypt, DRC, Burundi, Mali and China engage in Citizens’ Voice online communities where they share diverse viewpoints in a safe, alternative civic space.
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.
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.
Video footage of TICTeC@Taipei conference session by French Digital Agency, a governmental agency overseen by the Ministry for the Economy.