Los Angeles Hashtags Itself, a six-episode, limited series podcast, looking at Angeleno organizations leading trend of using digital media for urban & social development. Digital media are fast becoming the for material and social placemaking.
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In this edition of the Bedrosian Book Club Podcast, we discuss California lieutenant Governor, Gavin Newsom’s book Citizenville. The book is about how government has not caught up with the ubiquity of smart phones and technology found in the rest of our everyday lives. It is a rallying cry for innovation from within government to revolutionize the way things are accomplished. Newsom argues that technological innovation will both create more efficiency and create a wider public responsiveness.
Do Raphael, David and Sherry share Gavin Newsom’s optimism that technology can easily reinvent government? Find out!
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Sept 9, 2013 – by Jeremy Loudenback
By dispensing with paper-based public services and working smarter with technology, the British government may be able to realize £70 billion in savings by 2020, according to a new report from PolicyExchange (UK).