Month: 2017-09


itsmisscs 07:41:28

Indivisible Guide

Introduction to the Indivisible Guide

Written by former congressional staffers, the Indivisible Guide empowers Americans to stand against the Trump agenda. Together, we will win.

totally worth checking out their tactics. Will study!!
itsmisscs 07:41:45
Worth reading since Civic Hall keeps mentioning them.
itsmisscs 11:16:24



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thebestsophist 09:54:57
I missed this when it first came out


New Dædalus Issue on "The Prospects & Limits of Deliberative Democracy"

"Democracy is under siege." So begins the Summer 2017 issue of Dædalus on "The Prospects & Limits of Deliberative Democracy." In their introduction to the issue, editors James S. Fishkin (Director of the Center for Deliberative

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thebestsophist 2017-09-03 10:04:32
checking if i can get it through ✨ways✨
thebestsophist 2017-09-03 10:06:55
(epub or pdf?)
thebestsophist 2017-09-03 10:07:00
(I’ll get both)
thebestsophist 2017-09-03 10:12:11
academic paywalls are 🙄 but i now have the whole issue
thank you!! academic paywalls are a system i cannot yet breakthrough.
my go to place for getting around the academic pay wall…
@thebestsophist has the articles you sent 🙂



dzn 00:27:58
This person’s writing is interesting
dzn 00:27:59

jose ramos | University of the Sunshine Coast -

jose ramos, University of the Sunshine Coast, FAB Department, Faculty Member. Studies Commons (Political Science), Action Research, and Futures Studies and Foresight. I specialise in strategic foresight (futures studies / research), action learning /

dzn 00:28:48
covers a range of social innovation topics


dzn 20:30:30
cool website on china —


itsmisscs 12:21:24


Democracy from the future: Taiwan

Our Urban Future symposium 2017 in Grinnell College, Iowa


ralflin 09:11:58
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dzn 22:31:35
document on how the PO network works — (will have to translate)


sylin 16:04:03
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sylin 16:08:16
communication power by castells
the silo effect by gillian tett
social physics by pentland
calm technology: principles and patterns for non-intrusive design by amber case
sweet. all of these are in the public library and one is an audio book 💃🏾
dzn 16:19:47
Thanks. I like Pentland’s work. Will look at the rest.
dzn 16:20:00
We went to his talk at the main conference
dzn 16:20:06
It was good but too short


sylin 12:10:21
🙂 just got another recommendation by au: “The Lifecycle of Software Objects” remember you mentioned reading lots of sci-fi novels
wow! this book is hundreds of dollars. do y’all have any pdf’s or digital copies around?
one book in nypl and 10 holds humph. getting in the queue for now
itsmisscs 18:53:30
Rad. Ty.
itsmisscs 18:53:58
Octavia Butler Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents. #scifi


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itsmisscs 00:48:24
keyboard participation - online.pptx
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@itsmisscs commented on @claire’s file keyboard participation - online.pptx: Claire’s talk from CivicTech Fest.
keyboard participation - online.pptx
itsmisscs 00:50:52
@darshana thoughts on renaming this to learnings? and #vnyc-grants-confs to vnyc-opportunities?
itsmisscs 00:55:23



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itsmisscs 02:07:33 #vtaiwan #au

CommonWealth Magazine

Taiwan’s Democratic Innovation ‘Connector’|International|2016-06-23|CommonWealth Magazine

Audrey Tang will soon become Taiwan’s youngest Cabinet minister when she starts as minister without portfolio on Oct. 1 to lead open government initiatives. Describing herself as a “connector,” she is uniquely qualified to play this role. Here’s her story.

itsmisscs 03:39:23

McKinsey & Company

Tackling the world’s affordable housing challenge

A third of urban dwellers--1.6 billion people--could struggle to secure decent housing by 2025. Here are four approaches that could help.

sylin 22:47:10
almost forgot General Will 2.0, one of my favs

General Will 2.0: Rousseau, Freud, Google

Stay informed. Talk about the issues. Always be engaged. Liberal societies have encouraged their members to take part—or at least interest—in politics. Yet, even in developed nations where it is said to work, the democratic process as we know it routinely fails to give voice, on the o...


thebestsophist 01:45:40

NY Daily News

A government office to get you involved

Two weeks ago, fewer than 15% of registered voters bothered to show up at the polls for New York City’s primary election.