Friday, May 8, 2020
10-11:00 a.m. Mountain Time
In the new world made by the coronavirus, there has been a lot of discussion recently about online collaboration and work. But what about governance? If we are to have community-owned platforms, we’ll have to skill up in platform-based community governance. In this webinar, we are joined by two people who have been doing just that—in contexts ranging from crisis relief to running a national government.
- Liz Barry (Director of Community Development, Public Lab)
- Cui Jia Wei (contributor, vTaiwan)
Moderated and organized by Danny Spitzberg (Community Fellow, MEDLab).
- Nathan Schneider, “What to do once you admit that decentralizing everything never seems to work,” Hacker Noon (Sep. 11, 2019)
- Liz Barry, “vTaiwan: Public Participation Methods on the Cyberpunk Frontier of Democracy,” Civic Hall (Aug. 11, 2016)
- Claudina Sarahe and Darshana Narayanan, “In Search of 21st Century Democracy: Two Weeks in Taipei,” Civicist (Dec. 14, 2017)
- Diego Rafael Canabarro, Catherine D'Ignazio, Jeff Warren, “Less is more: The Role of Small Data in 21st Century Governance,” DigitalGovernance (Dec. 2, 2014)
- Yu Hsiao, Shu-Yang Lin, Audrey Tang, Darshana Narayanan, and Claudina Sarahe, “vTaiwan: An Empirical Study of Open Consultation Process in Taiwan,” SocArXiv (July 4, 2018)