Photo: JLogan – Own work, Public Domain, It is a common cry, particularly around the time of elections and referenda, that ordinary citizens don’t vote and they don’t engage directly with their elected representatives. Many observers now turn to the power of social media hoping to solve what is seen as a problem of democracy. They want to encourage ordinary on-line citizens to get more involved in the political scene surrounding government… Read More

…The main objective of the HUMANE survey was to engage practitioners, such as policy makers, domain professionals, user groups, IT experts and researchers in the development of the roadmaps in the domains of sharing economy, eHealth and citizen participation, to collect their feedback and input, as well as to validate or challenge the work that has done for the HUMANE roadmaps so far… In the course of the HUMANE project we examine… Read More