started page via listening in on #cfasummit2014 – in particular – session on chattanooga – who shared:
code for america summit
presented with habitat for humanity –
to gage the development of a neighborhood – key indicators to gage a successful neighborhood – accessible to everyone.
by end of year – 9 cities using it.. – eddie tejeda
expunging juvenile records – juvenile justice system via @cthydng
In #Chicago, there are ~25,000 juvenile arrests yearly. @cthydng discusses how #civictech can change that. #cfasummit
Small mistakes can become big life roadblocks, and the poor are disproportionately affected by this.”
many people can be expunged – but don’t realize it
“what a radical idea, making sure that law makes sense to actual humans”
problem we have – we put solution (apps) before problem..
share the complex people & ideas that collide
We got 100K+ hits on the word ‘schedule’…maybe schedules were the problem.”
7.8 mill on street cleaning tickets
so they built a reminder system for street sweeping tickets
schedules were the problem
defaulting to open
govt as platform – Tim O’Reilly
1. all about long term thinking
2. shared nature
all about intentionality
open data is what makes govt a platform
“When you build for accessibility, you get the benefit for all.” Great insight from @michalmigurski
– – –
small cities – 500-100,000 – less inclined to open data – why is this important? – more people live in small cities.. @mheadd #CfASummit
Cities need to open yelp and see their data in there, then they’ll get it”
Adoption rate of #opendata among big cities and small cities is dramatically different. We need to change this.
– – –
– – –
“If we solve our internal challenges, we help our external users.” —Joy Bonaguro, SF’s Chief Data Officer
motivate the elephant – how to motivate and sustain the change
telling the story of what you’ve been up to
the characters are us
digital agora – rio de janeiro
– – – – –
agility. flow like water. https://twitter.com/the_jay_CO
– – –
the notion of iteration helps keep the risk down
free\dom free\space as invigorating – (finding lost\invisible energy)
the mindset of ongoing ness matters to mindset
keynote: John Lilly
communication advance are what make the rest possible
architechture is politics – Mitch Kapor – the structure says what you can/can’t do.
architecture as participation is key to how we communicate – defines our communities
the power of architecture – you can be invisible in public (paraphrase)
chaordic ness allows for participation.
images ruling the public discourse.
the obvious conclusion – architects matter.
when we care up front.. the needs become real and the solutions become urgent. – Bob Sofman