Category: Digital Twinkles

Using wireless technology to enhance general assemblies and other consensus-based meetings.

Remote Participation in General Assemblies

For months there has been a call to bring the General Assembly into people’s homes. Direct Democracy doesn’t work for people who can’t make it out to directly participate.

Please join the discussion on this topic on the Tech Ops forums.

Portland is working on a proposal to allow people to vote over livestream while Boston is working on live blogging using a service called Cover it live. Here in NYC we are working on digital polling of GA’s using radio “clickers” as well as recording live tweets. Our live stream will soon be getting a high def boost to make sharing of our meetings all the more clear.

Let’s look at some of the pro’s and con’s of off site participation. Continue reading

Simulated GA using Wireless Electronic Remotes and Other Super Tech

After tonight’s General Assembly please stick around to learn and try out an Electronic voting system that could complement the GA process.

Try out this exciting technology yourself!

After the General Assembly Tech Ops will be putting on a really exciting show of interactive technology. We hope to dazzle and amaze you. Continue reading