Recent blog posts
For anyone who has ever asked themselves "why is politics still done like this?"
- Update: Audio file of Warren Hatter’s talk is now online 6 December 2012
- What we’ve done so far in 2012 2 October 2012
- Policymaking in the Cloud: Doing Things Differently
- No 8: The broadening inkblot: Self-improvement for people who read newspapers (and blogs…)
- No 7: Breaking the monopolies that control the way schools are designed
- No 6: Citizen-control of personal information
- No 5: Government information? Get the public to provide it!
- No 4: See Change – opening policy research to the public
- No 3: Assertion-flagging: for less partisan, prejudiced blogging
- No 2: The politics of buying stuff
- No 1: Towards Interactive Government
Author Archives: Paul Evans
Tweet For those of you who came to the Political Innovation talk Warren Hatter gave a few months ago, he’s now posted an audio file of it here.
Tweet To date, in 2012, aside from the launch of Who Funds You, we’ve organised the following informal and conversational events in London. Crowdsourcing analysis for policymakers How open data is being used government, how it could be used as … Continue reading
Tweet Who Funds You? news release A new website launches today calling for think tanks and public policy campaigns to publish their annual income and name their major funders. For its pilot project, Who Funds You? – http://WhoFundsYou.org – asked … Continue reading
Tweet Just a quick one, from my friend Andrew Regan, developer behind Poblish (among other things): Here is a Google Chrome ‘Banned List highlighter’ extension – helps you identify pages that have words from John Rentoul’s ‘Banned List’ and even … Continue reading
Tweet We have five ‘Translation Layer’ events planned between 24th January and the 3rd April 2012. Full details can be seen here. At each event, there will be a short-ish talk followed by a discussion among participants. Personal networking is … Continue reading
Tweet I’m looking forward to the ‘Crowdsourcing Analysis for Policymakers‘ event next week, with Andrew Stott kicking the evening off with some of his experiences working on the Government’s Open Data and Transparency Programme. We’re expecting a packed house but … Continue reading
Tweet Just a quick short post to highlight the 2012 ‘Translation Layer’ events. All speakers and dates have now been finalised – full details here. I’ve already written up a more detailed outline of the first event – Crowdsourcing Analysis … Continue reading