Recent years have witnessed a move away from a form of software called Proprietary, towards one that is Open to all for consultation and alteration. Here is a recap of Civic Lab Barcelona’s take on open source software. The open source software revolution can be closely linked with demands for Read more about Open or Closed? On the future of democracy[…]
Sobre Civic Lab Barcelona
Civic Lab Barcelona es una plataforma presencial y virtual que tiene por objetivo estimular iniciativas de articulación entre personas involucradas en las tecnologías ciudadanas y el ámbito público. Mediante la organización de conferencias, talleres, hackathons y estudios diseñados para la comunidad, buscamos influir en la creación de herramientas para el mejoramiento del sistema político. Civic Lab Barcelona es un foro de carácter transparente que se apoya en la idea de compartir el conocimiento. ¡Únete a nuestra comunidad!
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From TICTEC to D-cent, here are further issues raised in international conferences, additional bricks down our yellow path to Emerald democracy. Civic Lab Barcelona was at the d-cent conference recently in Madrid, which was organized in the delightful setting of the Reina Sofia Museum. Here is a quick recap of Read more about Civic Lab Journey #2 : D-cent[…]
Stay tuned as we walk you through the inception of Civic Lab Barcelona, from ideas raised throughout international conferences to action. Civic Lab Barcelona’s very first step in the International Civic Tech community occurred last April at TICTeC 2016 (The Impacts of Civic Technology Conference). In Barcelona’s World Trade Center, Read more about Civic Lab Journey #1 : TICTEC 2016[…]
Community driven civic techs: rekindling the social and political link through civic engagement. Political apathy and alienation are the plague of our era with abstention skyrocketing to 56.19% in Spain for the 2014 European elections. People are desensitized about the political sphere and the political class, as a latent feeling Read more about The fight against political apathy and alienation[…]
There is a growing concern in our society about the paralyzed state of modern democracy. It seems that politicians are existentially driven by five year goals, without engaging directly with the core of the problem. Accountability and representativeness, the core values of democracy, seem to be progressively forgotten by the Read more about Democracy is dead long live democracy![…]