Team POPONG and 大韓民國國會監督
朱恩光
Speaker
• 朱恩光
• Co-founder of Team POPONG
• S/W engineer at ENUMA building play-based math
learning app (Todo Math)
• Legi...
Team POPONG
• Team POPONG is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group in
Korea that aims to make politics easy and fun throu
gh tech...
Vision of Team
POPONG
• Team POPONG Bill of Rights
• Every personnel has the right to understand the
politics
• Politics s...
Problem statement: Congressional information is not easily
accessible
• Unfriendly towards open data
• Data access is down...
Problem statement: Congressional information is not comprehensible
• No data comparison tools or statistics are provided.
...
Problem statement: Election data is only temporarily accessible
* Website of the National Election Commission
Problem statement
• Citizens fail to find
• Which congressman proposed which bills?
• How many more bills has a congressma...
Our approach
• Geeks can contribute to the public good.
• Participation can be a hobby of any ordinary
citizens. And polit...
Started from a small step
• I’m the mayor of Seoul
Started from a small step
• Now, Congress is
Pokr.kr: Personalized congress watch
• Follow politicians and bills
• Up/down vote bills
• Favorite congressmen
Pokr.kr: Open Data
• Direct access to raw data from the Web
Pokr.kr: Open Data
• data.popong.com provides APIs to access raw data
• Anyone can use / contribute to pokr.kr
Pokr.kr: Open
Source
https://github.com/teampopong
Again, Vision of Team POPONG
• Team POPONG Bill of Rights
• Every personnel has the right to understand the
politics
• Pol...
Pokr.kr: Social Media
• Introduce congressmen from the congressional data
viewpoint.
• Announce new updates.
• @Pokrbot automatically publishes as new bills are
proposed.
Pokr.kr: Social Media
Concerns: in early
stage
• Team size
• Progress of the works
Concerns: after launching the service
• Keeping impartiality
• We don’t allow postings or comments
• We don’t set up agend...
Another possibility
• Platform as the hub of congressional data and civic
participation
• Help existing political parties ...
We aim that people can
consume and participate in the
everyday politics without pain or
effort.
Team POPONG
Eunkwang Joo
@...
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POPONG CCW talk

Team POPONG session at CCW in Taiwan in October 2015.
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Published in: Government & Nonprofit      
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Transcripts - POPONG CCW talk

  • 1. Team POPONG and 大韓民國國會監督 朱恩光
  • 2. Speaker • 朱恩光 • Co-founder of Team POPONG • S/W engineer at ENUMA building play-based math learning app (Todo Math) • Legislative staff of Congressman Chang-Sun Hong in 2007 • UC Berkeley / KAIST graduate • All-time traveler
  • 3. Team POPONG • Team POPONG is a nonprofit, nonpartisan group in Korea that aims to make politics easy and fun throu gh technology • Founding • "We've taken advantage of social infrastructure and supports. We can pay back through technology that we are good at." • A group of geeks gathered.
  • 4. Vision of Team POPONG • Team POPONG Bill of Rights • Every personnel has the right to understand the politics • Politics should be readily comprehensible, and political data should be accessible. • Core Value • Being non-partisan • Process automation • Open source, open data • Happy geeks changing the world!
  • 5. Problem statement: Congressional information is not easily accessible • Unfriendly towards open data • Data access is download only • Unreadable filename
  • 6. Problem statement: Congressional information is not comprehensible • No data comparison tools or statistics are provided. • Hard to find insight.
  • 7. Problem statement: Election data is only temporarily accessible * Website of the National Election Commission
  • 8. Problem statement • Citizens fail to find • Which congressman proposed which bills? • How many more bills has a congressman proposed than others? • What did a congressman say in the meetings?
  • 9. Our approach • Geeks can contribute to the public good. • Participation can be a hobby of any ordinary citizens. And politics is a part of our lives. • Politics can be easy and fun. (Why so serious?)
  • 10. Started from a small step • I’m the mayor of Seoul
  • 11. Started from a small step • Now, Congress is
  • 12. Pokr.kr: Personalized congress watch • Follow politicians and bills • Up/down vote bills • Favorite congressmen
  • 13. Pokr.kr: Open Data • Direct access to raw data from the Web
  • 14. Pokr.kr: Open Data • data.popong.com provides APIs to access raw data
  • 15. • Anyone can use / contribute to pokr.kr Pokr.kr: Open Source https://github.com/teampopong
  • 16. Again, Vision of Team POPONG • Team POPONG Bill of Rights • Every personnel has the right to understand the politics • Politics should be readily comprehensible, and political data should be accessible.
  • 17. Pokr.kr: Social Media • Introduce congressmen from the congressional data viewpoint. • Announce new updates.
  • 18. • @Pokrbot automatically publishes as new bills are proposed. Pokr.kr: Social Media
  • 19. Concerns: in early stage • Team size • Progress of the works
  • 20. Concerns: after launching the service • Keeping impartiality • We don’t allow postings or comments • We don’t set up agenda or main topic. • As a web service, it may not be a good design. • Automation – keeping service alive • Nurturing community
  • 21. Another possibility • Platform as the hub of congressional data and civic participation • Help existing political parties embrace opinions from the public • Nurture a new political party
  • 22. We aim that people can consume and participate in the everyday politics without pain or effort. Team POPONG Eunkwang Joo @teampopong jooddang@popong.com

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