Monthly Archive: April, 2010

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An idealist who wants a realist form of government: the UK election candidate offering digital democracy

Author: Kirsty Saddler, Planning Director, BBH New York (@keava) BBH is strictly non-partisan and typically avoids politics, but is intrigued by an independent candidate standing for Hackney South and Shoreditch this election who has taken mainstream digital behavior and applied it to politics, so offering a new model for voters. Denny de la Haye is no career politician and has...

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Acts of collective creativity: the art of using the crowd

The Johnny Cash Project has been doing the rounds on Twitter and the blogosphere recently, for good reason. Anyone initially sceptical (“another crowdsourced music video?”), very quickly realised it was something pretty special. Digging a tiny bit deeper, spotting Aaron Koblin was heavily involved, things started to click into place for us. It’s a well-conceived idea, beautifully done – textbook Koblin....