John Richardson is the founder and CEO of Ethelo, an online platform for group decision-making. Ethelo is powered by a powerful algorithm that has been described by the Canadian federal government as “a new benchmark of state of art that is clearly ahead of competitors.” Ethelo is also a social enterprise, with a mandate to advance new forms of digital democracy and public engagement.
Attendance: 73 hackers
|Civic Tech 101||Alex||Come here if it’s your first time!|
|Budgetpedia||Rod||Make the city’s budget more accessible and easier to understand||UI / Frontend / React|
|DemocracyKit||Scarlet||Online resource kit to facilitate government campaign runs||Team site / content|
|vKanata||Derek||Influence decision-making / consultations||Lots of people|
|TTC Tracker / Coaxis?||Raphael||Performance metrics, political will||Node / React|
|Guerilla Archiving||Matt||Preserving government datasets in peril||Tools / Technical things|
|Map Warbird||Erie||View map data / NYC Project offshoot||Ruby on Rails|
|Ethelo||John||Ethical decision-making platform||Project Ideas|
|Data 102||Brianna & Cindy||Data analytics workshop / Titanic survivor dataset|
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