"Give a Minute" is a program that seeks ideas for fixing cities directly from the people who use them, using ads in newspapers and displays in public spaces to ask a big question, such as "What would get you to walk, bike or take transit more often?"
Dec 25, 2010 Urban Omnibus
Steven Johnson examines how officials in New York and other cities can leverage information collected from public call centers to build better cities.
Nov 5, 2010 Wired
Ron Ringen has logged more than 1,400 animals for a roadkill project. "I'm almost a fanatic with it," he said. "You get hooked."
Sep 13, 2010 The New York Times
The city of Lincoln, Nebraska, is asking locals to submit and vote on ideas to integrate into its new master plan, hoping to get citizens more involved in the process and test out unconventional ideas.
Aug 18, 2010 Lincoln Journal Star
thanks to Wired's Jeff Howe who's 2006 article "The Rise of Crowdsourcing" put
an effective label at what the internet was doing to business. Building from Web 2.0 applications focused on
social media like Facebook and on-line communities, it's become a popular and Blog Post
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