3 Meetup Groups match “Civic Engagement & Technology” near Cambridge, MA
It's difficult to improve what you can't measure, and difficult to measure something that everyone defines differently. Join The H(app)athon Project, IDcubed, and the City of Somerville as we tackle both challenges in a pilot to quantify, visualize, and improve subjective citizen well-being in Somerville. For more details, check out our about page.
Code for Boston is a Code for America Brigade - a volunteer civic innovation organization created by Boston-area developers, designers, urban planners, and data geeks with an interest in solving civic and social problems through the use of creative technology. We feel that Boston was the driving force in the creation of Government 1.0; we should be leading the way for Gov 2.0. We seek to leverage the revolutionary spirit of New England to help open, improve, and engage our local governments acro …
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We'd like to go beyond such recent commonplace doctrines as 'the end of history' (Fukuyama), 'the clash of civilizations' (Huntington), or 'the world is flat' (T. Friedman), to explore the actual political-economic, political-sociological, political-cultural, social-structural, cultural, technological, and ecological dynamics that are shaping our time. Throughout New England, we have an immense wealth of talent, and an exceptional range of extraordinarily thoughtful observers and interpreters of …
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