Article archive: March 2014

D-CENT launch event: Re-imagining democracy and currency in Europe

“The big lesson we’re reflecting here is how to move away from democracy of permanent referendums, binary choices and mere petitions towards the question how do you build in deliberation, conversation and reflection to every step of the democratic process.” – Geoff Mulgan, Nesta CEO 

Around a hundred high-level policy makers, academics, activists, communities and hackers attended the D-CENT launch event “Democracy reboot: Re-imagining democracy and currency in Europe” to discuss  direct democracy and digital currencies. The event, organized at the 14th of March 2014 in London, launched the project to a wider audience.  Read more +

Welcome to our new website!

D-CENT website will publish in the public domain all relevant project results, code, and updates as we go along and progress with our project. Follow us via Twitter, Vimeo and Slideshare.

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The Icelandic Pilot: Vision

We are building our long term D-CENT vision on the success of Better Reykjavik and future use of Better Iceland. Better Reykjavík uses the open source Your Priorities app. It is one of the first examples of a D-CENT application.

The Spanish Lean Inception Workshop

On the 8th – 14th of February D-CENT partners travelled to Barcelona, Spain, for a workshop organized by the partner University of Catalunya (UOC). The six-day session involved intensive meetings with local communities, drawing tech visions and sharing experiences.

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