Beta Blocks, or, an open question: what is civic technology?

TL;DR Beta Blocks is an old idea, newly funded by the Knight Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies. The project is an opportunity to define what truly civic technology might be.

The cover spread of the Beta Blocks zine, a mostly fictional and highly ludic collection of case studies and cautionary tales

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The Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics is Boston's Civic R&D Lab / Incubator.

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New Urban Mechanics

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The Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics is Boston's Civic R&D Lab / Incubator.

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