Link roundup

I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Tools for ideation and problem solving: Part 1 21st Century public service – is it a thing? « @Podnosh Autodesk 123D Design – free 3D printing design software Data, information, knowledge and power – exploring Open Knowledge’s new core purpose – from @timdavies All Things IC […]

A red tape challenge for public servants? Or an internal GDS?

At the DH digital champions summit on Tuesday, during the afternoon open space session, an interesting discussion broke out. One among many, I’m sure! Anyway, what was being discussed was the sheer unusability of government systems and processes. Only, not the ones that the public uses, but the ones that civil servants use. I’ve worked […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Delivering alpha performance reporting dashboards | Digital Health Origami – Design prototyping with Quartz Composer (free from Facebook) Daring Fireball: Microsoft, Past and Future – excellent read Splat the rat – our never ending web rationalisation | Digital Health The endemic flaw in the BBC’s digital […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Roundup of the fantastic #learningpoollive in Sheffield Today’s Smalltalk: A Second Look At The First OO Language Zim Is A 3D Printer For The ‘No Muss, No Fuss’ Mainstream draw.io < SaaS diagramming. Great! Airmail – interesting looking Mac gmail client Google Web Designer < this […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: Google+: author attribution & embedded posts Clay Christensen @RSAInnovate: Why the spreadsheet is killing job creation What public consultation can look like | Postbureaucrat – good stuff from @lesteph Outline has a big first customer and a bigger goal: Making open government user-friendly | PandoDaily Google’s […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: The History of Programming Languages Nextdoor Brings Its Neighborhood-Focused Social Network To The iPhone With Debut Of Native iOS App | TechCrunch Fedora Project Announces Pidora Remix for Raspberry Pi Doctors 3D-Print An Emergency Airway Tube To Save A Child’s Life Time to stop kidding ourselves […]

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I find this stuff so you don’t have to: What should a UK Open Government Partnership Forum look like? : Tim’s Blog – "Open spaces events across that whole UK that provide access for all ages are key to an effective UK OGP forum." Five strategies for building better council websites | Adrian Short – […]

What I’ve been reading

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. SOCIAL PLAN: 11 Golden Rules for Social Media in an Organisation – Some nice tips from Dan. OGP Take Aways : Tim’s Blog – "In an attempt to use reflective blogging to capture thoughts from the Open Government Partnership meeting in Brasilia I’ve jotted down […]

What I’ve been reading

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. Are open standards a closed barrier? | Government Digital Service – "Fresh out of a roundtable discussion on the Open Standards: Open Opportunities consultation, Linda Humphries discusses whether open can really mean closed." eParticipation needs to be carefully integrated into the complex world of existing participation […]

What I’ve been reading

I find this stuff so that you don’t have to. Nelson Mandela Digital Archives – "Our aim is to locate, document, digitise, and provide access to all archival materials related to Nelson Mandela. This is a work in progress. Here is a selection of materials arranged in exhibits for your enjoyment." Talk About Local » […]