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
|Come here if it’s your first time!
|Make the city’s budget more accessible and easier to understand
|UI / Frontend / React
|Online resource kit to facilitate government campaign runs
|Team site / content
|Influence decision-making / consultations
|Lots of people
|TTC Tracker / Coaxis?
|Performance metrics, political will
|Node / React
|Preserving government datasets in peril
|Tools / Technical things
|View map data / NYC Project offshoot
|Ruby on Rails
|Ethical decision-making platform
|Brianna & Cindy
|Data analytics workshop / Titanic survivor dataset
Thanks to Myplanet for hosting us!