17–19 October 2016: Conference & Tutorials
19–20 October 2016: Training
London, UK

Power, design, and possibilities: Designing digital services that are accountable, understood, and trusted

Richard Pope (memespring.co.uk)
13:35–14:15 Tuesday, 18/10/2016
Open government
Location: Blenheim Room Level: Beginner

What you'll learn

  • Understand why software is now politics and what your responsibilities are in this new world

Description

Politics is about the distribution of power in society, and in the early 21st century, digital products are exerting influence on how power is distributed among us. Richard Pope explains why software is now politics and what your responsibilities are in this new world.

Topics include:

  • How digital links together with the public sphere
  • How to build systems and services that are accountable and understandable
  • How to build accountability at the point of use
  • The 10 rules of digital government
  • Why code and data matter in an age of service design
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Richard Pope

memespring.co.uk

Richard Pope makes things for the Internet. Over his career, Richard has worked on GOV.UK, ScraperWiki, MOO.com, mySociety, Rewired State, Consumer Focus Labs, and electionleaflets.org