Claire Nelson

Claire Nelson

I am the Publisher of Model D, an online weekly magazine that tells stories of creativity and innovation in Detroit.

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Who are Detroit's civic hackers?

I responded to Who are Detroit's civic hackers?: Meeting of the Minds is hosting a hackathon in Detroit this September. More info...

Who are Detroit's civic hackers?

I responded to Claire Nelson: National Day of Civic Hacking is May 31, 2014! http://hackforchange.org/

Claire Nelson

I love Catherine's talk! Thanks for posting this, Matthew. As a non-techie, I would never think of myself as a "hacker" -- but now I see many of the people we've profiled on UIXDetroit.com as civic hackers (the good kind,... Continue reading

Who are Detroit's civic hackers?

I responded to Who are Detroit's civic hackers?: I love Catherine's talk! Thanks for posting this, Matthew. As a non-techie, I would never think...

Detroit's Innovation Places

I responded to Mary Taylor: LOVE this. So true. Libraries are natural places for learning & exchange. Thanks, Mary!

Mary Taylor

Libraries are a great place to innovate. Librarians work with community members, media, schools, government and other organizations to innovate solutions to many of our problems, especially around issues of literacy and... Continue reading

Detroit's Innovation Places

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Claire Nelson

Good question! Here's a good place to start - a list of coworking spaces from the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation: http://www.degc.org/degc-documents/co-working-spaces-finder   Continue reading

Detroit's Innovation Places

I responded to Detroit's Innovation Places: Good question! Here's a good place to start - a list of coworking spaces from the Detroit...

Are non profits at a competitive disadvantage?

I responded to Are non profits at a competitive disadvantage?: I love Dan's talk & message. I co-sign everything. One question I have though is...

Innovative ideas to increase voting in Detroit?

I responded to Mark S: Good point, Mark! The last presidential election when we all stood in long lines at the polls, I...

Mark S

Voting Party!  Make it fun, social, some food and music - I like that idea - why not make it rewarding and engaging for people to vote?

Innovative ideas to increase voting in Detroit?

I responded to Innovative ideas to increase voting in Detroit?: Here are seven reasons why voting matters. Now how do we get more Detroiters registered and to...