It’s been a frenzied 18 hours of massively collaborative forecasting. We’re well over 2,000 cards played, with hundreds of participants weighing in from more than three dozen countries. (Update: As of 7:30am PST 23 January, we have had participants from 52 countries). The micro-forecasts, insights, and issues raised have run the gamut from calls for new kinds of government services, and new tools for incentivizing citizens to participate more in civic affairs and even self-provision certain services, to novel ideas for transforming the innards of government through civil service reform.
A few recent Super-Interesting cards to whet your appetite (click on the image to immediately respond).
I can’t believe this idea has never come up – embedding general practitioners in the population as health stewards.
Meanwhile, get the government into the business of providing crowdsourcing IT infrastructure (actual computational horsepower, way beyond just what they do now in terms of sharing data).
For good measure, deploy targeted services and portals for high-risk or high-need groups like teens. Always hard to keep up with the Finns when it comes to e-government:
Please join us over the next six hours for our last push forward!