Amanda Clarke

Assistant Professor

Carleton University, Canada

Speaking In

Inclusive Governance: Bringing all voices on board for the design and delivery of policies and public services

This session will explore two aspects of inclusive governance: inclusive policy making and inclusive service design and delivery. How to involve everyday people from all walks of life in policy making, in such a way that allows them to give constructive, informed input into public decisions? And how to enhance the reach and impact of digital public services to support inclusion in terms of design and delivery?

The impact and ethics of Twitter Wikiedit bots

Twitter Wikiedit bots report changes to Wikipedia that have been made from within a specified institution: commonly, governments. An immediate conclusion, often gleefully leapt upon by the press, is that such edits must be partisan and politicised. Amanda’s research digs more deeply into the value and impact of such edits and the bots who report them.