This week in transparency and accountability

From Dani Kaufmann at Revenue Watch Institute
http://www.revenuewatch.org/news/blog/tackling-next-challenges-revenue-transparency

Bono’s speech at TED now live
http://www.one.org/c/international/actnow/4625/?source=2013

Sunlight foundation and their role in the global open government movement
http://sunlightfoundation.com/blog/2013/03/13/sunlights-role-in-the-global-open-government-movement/

Good article by Madrigal reviewing Evgeny Morozov’s latest book
http://m.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/13/03/toward-a-complex-realistic-and-moral-tech-criticism/273996/

My colleague David’s review of the ‘Check List Manifesto’
http://davidsasaki.name/2013/03/review-checklist-manifesto/

Good article on human use centered design not product centered design (with thanks to Rakesh Rajani for pointing it out to me)

http://www.ssireview.org/articles/entry/design_thinking_for_social_innovation

ODI brief on governance and the post 2015 framework
http://www.odi.org.uk/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/publications-opinion-files/8261.pdf

Keep up to date on submissions to the Knight News Challenge on open government
https://www.newschallenge.org/open/open-government/submission/

Options for RSS reader now that (sic) Google reader is shutting down
http://lifehacker.com/5990456/google-reader-is-getting-shut-down-here-are-the-best-alternatives

International Budget Partnership’s super duper guide on how to plan for impact
http://internationalbudget.org/wp-content/uploads/Super-Duper-Impact-Planning-Guide.pdf

Is the development community un-interested in technology?
http://m.scidev.net/en/new-technologies/news/charity-s-hiring-woe-highlights-lack-of-tech-know-how-in-ngo-community.html

Dave Eaves on cyber warfare
http://techpresident.com/news/23599/cyberwarfares-cuban-missile-crisis-moment

and on lessons for hacktivists
http://techpresident.com/news/23613/open-data-day-lessons-hacktivists

And Alex Ross on leaving the State Department
http://techpresident.com/news/wegov/23594/alec-ross-qa

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