Author Archives: Nic Weidinger

Gaming Governance

It goes to figure that when you’re playing a game to reimagine governance, the topic of using game elements in government is going to come up. What surprised me is the range of different ways game mechanics can be applied … Continue reading

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Incentivizing Civic Engagement

There are a lot of great ideas being generated in this game, and most of these ideas are asking for citizens to actively participate. Eleos asks what is the incentive here?   Prana.humbly, Samgta, and many others suggest financial incentives. … Continue reading

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Libraries as Hubs for Civic Innovation

   “Democracies need libraries. An informed public constitutes the very foundation of a democracy; after all, democracies are about discourse—discourse among the people. If a free society is to survive, it must ensure the preservation of its records and provide … Continue reading

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