In a world in which information is like air, what happens to power?
New technologies and a closely related culture of collaboration present radical new models of social organisation. This project brings together leading practitioners and thinkers in this field and asks them to determine the opportunity for government.
This website features all material being created during the making of the film.
Giles Andrews, Zopa
"I am trying to suggest that we have not been terribly clever in what we have done, but I think what was 'clever' was saying we want to be transparent, because everything else follows from that and I think there is a lack of transparency in many established businesses. "
Following the success of previous Us Now screenings, Celina Agaton is organising a series of screenings across the globe in association with Net Tuesdays, One Web Day and Open Everything. Don Tapscott and Director Ivo Gormley, based on availability, will Skype/video/keynote the events and/or answer audience Q&As. Promotional, event and audience content will be shared via [...]
On Wednesday evening Us Now will be screened in the Houses of Parliament. Some MPs are coming but not all of them, we’d like as many as possible to come. If you’d like your MP to come along then please write to them and let them know. You can do that really easily here. If you [...]
Us Now will be screened in parliament next week at an event in association with More4 and Reboot Britain. Respondants will include Lord David Puttnam and Rupa Huq. The discussion will be chaired by Catherine Fieschi, director of the British Council thinktank. For more details and to attend the event please go here: www.usnowparliament.eventbrite.com
Us Now has been screened at the Hague and the French National Assembly in the last two weeks. The Dutch screening was hosted by the Minister for Agriculture and the event itself was organised on a new collaborative civil servant’s website - Ambtenaar 2.0. The French screening was organised by the 27e Region; a public [...]
Follow the links at the very top of the page to watch Us Now online. Thousands of people tuned in yesterday to watch the film and view the launch events’ panel discussions in London and Harvard coordinated by FutureGov and the British Council. The film is now freely available online to stream or download, if you’d [...]
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