We had thirteen projects pitched at the end of the second day of CityCamp Brighton. Tomorrow, people will be working on:

  1. Vital Reality (Peter Bentley): Gaming for sustainable communities. Needs: technical help, ideas, anyone!
  2. CityHive (Rob Shepherd): A central resource for anyone to build any kind of list for the community to access. Needs: Ideas, technical help
  3. Learn Local First (Sue Korman): Local information and data for learning. Needs: Design, information architecture, tech support, ideas
  4. Wiki-curriculum (Richard Vahrman): Collaborative curriculum-writing. Needs: Anybody!
  5. Safe Night Out (Sue George and David White): Mobile app/service to keep teens and vulnerable people safe. Needs: Tech support, offer/strategy
  6. Open-311 (Greg Hadfield): Multichannel non-emergency service. Needs: Define proposition, research/define requirements, auditing
  7. DemocracyBot (Esko Reinikainen): Proof of concept taking tweets from #ccbtn stream and analysing them, then emailing results to one of three different addresses. Needs: Coders/tech/twitter/ideas/strategy
  8. Zocalo (David Bramwell): Getting people to connect across the city through one big street event in neighbourhoods. Needs: design/website/PR campaign
  9. I Can Help (Paul Brewer): Connecting people who can help, with those who need it – microvolunteering. Needs: Website help, design, mobile app
  10. Interactive Community Noticeboard (Cat Fletcher): Bus, train, car park spots where people are: delivering public and community information. Needs: Geeks! Technology/developer, designer, council person, business knowledge.
  11. Online community groups (Frank Le Duc): Online boards for voluntary groups to ask for help, share news, etc. Needs: Website, marketing, outreach, ideas/strategy
  12. Touchy Peely (Prem Rose): Brokerage site for compost, neighbourhood cohesion, landfill reduction. Needs: Back-end dev, front-end dev, design
  13. Apps for Good Brighton (Mark Walker): Strategy to deliver programme teaching young people to solve problems through designing apps. Needs: Strategy, ideas, technical help

Thanks to everyone for turning up, and particularly the creators of the 52 original ideas and the proposers of our thirteen final projects. See you tomorrow!


Written by Anthony Zacharzewski

Anthony Zacharzewski was one of the founders of Demsoc in 2006. Before starting work for Demsoc in 2010, he was a Whitehall civil servant and a local government officer.