Micro-participation                              Dave Briggs                          Shropcamp April 2011Tuesday, 19 Apri...
The problem: there are                    too few people doing                          too muchTuesday, 19 April 2011
Avoiding: doing the                         wrong things righterTuesday, 19 April 2011
Micro-participation?Tuesday, 19 April 2011
A democratic version                         of micro-volunteeringTuesday, 19 April 2011
“participation at the                           convenience of                            participants”                   ...
“Serious stuff doesn’t                          have to be boring”                             (Me, a few minutes ago)Tues...
In other words:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Stop tackling 21st                    century problems with                        19th century                         me...
Or:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Government needs to                    engage people on their                            termsTuesday, 19 April 2011
Or:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
I don’t have time to be                     a councillor, but I still                         want to help!Tuesday, 19 Apr...
Micro-participation can                      be online or offTuesday, 19 April 2011
(but the web’s a great                               platform!)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
It’s also a matter of                          message as well as                                 mediumTuesday, 19 April ...
Some good (online)                            examples:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Short term, like                             reporting                         (FixMyStreet etc)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Mass collaboration                    activity (like translating                           Facebook)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
New ways of delivering                     services (like the                        GoodGym)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Making consultation                         quick, and easy (like                          LetsTalkCentral)Tuesday, 19 Apr...
Making meetings more                     accessible (like South                       Yorkshire Police)Tuesday, 19 April 2...
Councillors asking for                          residents views via a                         blog before a meetingTuesday...
Fundamentally:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Micro-participation                   makes government less                          boringTuesday, 19 April 2011
Anyone have any ideas?Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Anyone want to take                           them forward?Tuesday, 19 April 2011
Let’s keep talking:                         www.microparticipation.comTuesday, 19 April 2011
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Micro-participation

  1. 1. Micro-participation Dave Briggs Shropcamp April 2011Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  2. 2. The problem: there are too few people doing too muchTuesday, 19 April 2011
  3. 3. Avoiding: doing the wrong things righterTuesday, 19 April 2011
  4. 4. Micro-participation?Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  5. 5. A democratic version of micro-volunteeringTuesday, 19 April 2011
  6. 6. “participation at the convenience of participants” (Jennifer Cowley, Ohio University)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  7. 7. “Serious stuff doesn’t have to be boring” (Me, a few minutes ago)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  8. 8. In other words:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  9. 9. Stop tackling 21st century problems with 19th century mechanisms!Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  10. 10. Or:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  11. 11. Government needs to engage people on their termsTuesday, 19 April 2011
  12. 12. Or:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  13. 13. I don’t have time to be a councillor, but I still want to help!Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  14. 14. Micro-participation can be online or offTuesday, 19 April 2011
  15. 15. (but the web’s a great platform!)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  16. 16. It’s also a matter of message as well as mediumTuesday, 19 April 2011
  17. 17. Some good (online) examples:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  18. 18. Short term, like reporting (FixMyStreet etc)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  19. 19. Mass collaboration activity (like translating Facebook)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  20. 20. New ways of delivering services (like the GoodGym)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  21. 21. Making consultation quick, and easy (like LetsTalkCentral)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  22. 22. Making meetings more accessible (like South Yorkshire Police)Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  23. 23. Councillors asking for residents views via a blog before a meetingTuesday, 19 April 2011
  24. 24. Fundamentally:Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  25. 25. Micro-participation makes government less boringTuesday, 19 April 2011
  26. 26. Anyone have any ideas?Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  27. 27. Anyone want to take them forward?Tuesday, 19 April 2011
  28. 28. Let’s keep talking: www.microparticipation.comTuesday, 19 April 2011
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