Tag Archives: Expertise

Swipe right to fix the world: can Tinder-like tech match solutions to problems?

There is a proliferation of technology that helps us match talent with need. If privacy is protected in the process, this development could have a high impact Reprinted from The Guardian (Dec. 29, 2015) Everyday, millions of people use apps like Tinder to find a romantic match. What if governments used similar technology to match the […]

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The GovLab Selected Readings on Crowdsourcing Expertise (Updated and Expanded)

As part of an ongoing effort to build a knowledge base for the field of opening governance by organizing and disseminating its learnings, the GovLab Selected Readings series provides an annotated and curated collection of recommended works on key opening governance topics. In this edition, we explore the literature on Crowdsourcing Expertise. To suggest additional readings on […]

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The Brainstorm Begins: Initial Ideas for Evolving ICANN

The ICANN Strategy Panel on Multistakeholder Innovation (MSI Panel) is underway working to curate a set of concrete proposals for ways that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN) could prototype new institutional arrangements for the 21st century. The Panel is working to identify how ICANN can open itself to more global participation in […]

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… how to respond to the basic tension between using the instruments of representation, what we think of as the instruments of self-government, and modes of participation.

By David Cohen, Senior Advisor, Civic Ventures; Senior Congressional Fellow, Council for a Livable World Here are my questions that stem from my experience at initiating, formulating and implementing public policy which has lots to do with policy and politics. A few words of caution. As important as elections are–after all it is one act […]

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