Mindmixer aims to bring community participation on a whole new level and as a community engagement in local planning enthusiast, this could be a great new way to get people involved. Yes we already have online communities and local forums, but I think this is different. As the article states ‘its like sharing a FB like button’ to planning policy initiatives online. The results so far look have shown some success too from improving transport policy, creating a city budget and getting ideas on policy.
Achieving this through civic incentives like free bus travel, ideas being publicly displayed etc, sound so exciting. I am definitely thinking of watching this closely and following it up in some way.