Month: 2018-05


canadian_aaron 09:11:19
Here's civic tech news digest for April 30th

Civic Tech Weekly Apr 30: China’s #MeToo Movement Gets an Assist from Blockchain

This week: Fighting censorship in China with Ethereum; Taiwanese are designing their next national ID card; and cleaning the Chicago River…


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Taiwan’s revolutionary hackers are forking the government

They overthrew the government. Now they have to work out how to govern


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Kuan-Ting 01:24:10
Let’s welcome our new digest writer @june.tan :slightly_smiling_face:
june.tan 14:47:08
Thanks :)
terrence 14:10:39
canadian_aaron 16:01:10
Here’s our civic tech news digest for this week! :smile:

Civic Tech Weekly May 8: Is the EU Ready to Share Health Data Across Borders?

This week: Digitalizing health data in the EU; Can the Ethereum blockchain make tourism sustainable in Taiwan?; and using gov-tech to stop…


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ttcat (not_staff) 12:04:05
@mglee @canadian_aaron @wumini @kting @terrence 有國外組織在問台北市或新北是有什麼公民科技或 smart city 相關的專案有英文報導的嗎?
mglee 14:33:15
airbox 應該是最常被提的,OGR 裡有一段
mglee 14:34:16
OGR 同一章裡還有其它幾個台北市的案例,像是Donation Maps (物資捐贈地圖) & Victim Identification (災民證)
mglee 14:39:41
ttcat (not_staff) 19:41:25
Thanks all!!!
ttcat (not_staff) 12:04:28
因為人在國外太多事,可請大家幫忙想一下 or 找一下嗎?跳蛙公車算嗎?
ttcat (not_staff) 12:05:50
或是跟 open data 相關
ttcat (not_staff) 12:05:50
I need a good example of something good that the taipei local government has done well in civic tech or smart governance - is there anything you would say they did well and had some good outcome? Which is better at civic tech / open data / smart governance
Kuan-Ting 20:53:09
請填寫 問卷,讓我們更了解你的想法~
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ttcat (not_staff) 23:48:48
@kting @terrence please try cover this



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canadian_aaron 22:03:16

Civic Tech Weekly May 22: Welcome to New Jersey’s Digital Surveillance Panopticon!

This week: Newark lets anyone view CCTV feeds; learn how to make your algorithm free of bias; and New Zealand enters the era of…


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Civic Tech Weekly May 28: Global South Demands Accountability from Facebook

This week: CSO’s from the Global South demand answers from Facebook; a new app that helps writers auto-correct for gender bias; and a new…

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