Archive for the ‘Technology+Democracy’ Category

Tom Presenting On Technology & Community Engagement 4/26

April 22 | Posted by Tom Tresser | Public Education+Organizing, Technology+Democracy, TIF News, Training

CivicLab co-founder Tom Tresser will be presenting at eChicago at UIC on Friday, April 26 on the TIF Illumination Project, as part of a panel on technology and community engagement.

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CivicLab Will PechaKucha On March 5

February 20 | Posted by Tom Tresser | About us, Technology+Democracy, TIF 101, TIF News

Tom will be presenting at the 25th edition of PechaKucha Chicago at Martyr’s on March 5 at 8:00pm. What is PechaKucha? “PechaKucha 20×20 is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. PechaKucha Nights are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together... Read more

Calling All Coders

January 7 | Posted by Tom Tresser | Technology+Democracy, TIF News

Calling all coders and web designers. help us conceptualize and build Apps For Activists at this MeetUp on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. Calling all technologists, coders and designers – let’s meet a few Chicago community organizers and hear about how they work and see if we can build some tools or apps that will SOLVE some recurring problems they have and... Read more

Technology & Democracy

January 3 | Posted by Tom Tresser | About us, Technology+Democracy, TIF News

Check out this TED talk by Clay Shirky on how peer-to-peer technology can open a new frontier of participatory democracy. It’s what the TIF Illumination Project and the CivicLab are all about!

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