One Last Push Into the Future of Connected Citizenship: 6 Hours Left to Play!

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.

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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).

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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:

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Please join us over the next six hours for our last push forward!



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