Recent blog posts
For anyone who has ever asked themselves "why is politics still done like this?"
- Bargain WW2 scale model tanks, on The problem with think-tanks: An alternative model
- Tomp on Can the use of behavioural insights ever really be mainstream in public policy?
- Kyle4563 on Banned List Google Chrome Extension
- 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
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What politicians need to know about social public information pt3: Breaking public sector info-monopolies
Tweet We’ve seen that it’s possible for manufacturers to rely upon social spaces to do their marketing for them with minimal input from themselves – and how the benefits of doing so can outweigh the advantages of the controlled message. … Continue reading
Tweet For too long, policymaking has been monopolised by civil servants, self-serving pressure groups and sensationalist journalists. We get a vote once every four or five years and we’re expected to be satisfied with that. Public services are too important … Continue reading