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Opening data: Have you checked your pipes?

26 March 2014 | blogpost, civic hacking, open data

Code for America alum Dave Guarino had a post recently entitled “ETL for America”. In it, he highlights something that open data practitioners face with every new project: the problem of Extracting...

USA l 10 ways civic hacking is good for cities

16 May 2013 | citizen inclusion, civic hacking, crowd-sourced, open data, transparency

The first weekend in June, civic-minded technologists across USA will participate in a large-scale hackathon event called the National Day of Civic Hacking, in which several federal agencies will...

What the Knight News Challenge on Open Government Tells Us About Open Government

19 February 2013 | citizen engagement, civic hacking, online debate, open government, technology

Earlier this week, the Knight Foundation opened a new Knight News Challenge, this time focused on promoting innovative approaches to "open government." The announcement has received quite a bit of...