General Hugh Shelton

Open*Government: 2011 in review

Open government: 2011 in review

2011 was a great year for open government. Whether you're at the grassroots level in your community or battling political red tape and changing or creating policies, a lot happened in 2011 to advance open government. As we did last year, we wanted to take a moment and reflect on what's happened this year.

We've seen a lot in 2011: CityCamps, Hackathons, and other events where people come together and make progress. They open data, create applications, form communities of purpose, and hold our governments accountable and make them more accessible. » Read more

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Our summer reading list: Wizards, generals, startups, and copies

It's the heat of summer here in North America, so it's time to reprise our summer reading list with this year's choices. Some are recent releases; others are older favorites and perhaps new to you. Regardless of age, they're what our open source authors are reading this summer and would like to recommend to you.

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Webcast recap: General Hugh Shelton

General Hugh Shelton, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and now Chairman of the Board of Directors of Red Hat, was our guest for today's Open Your World Forum webcast. » Read more

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Register now: General Hugh Shelton webcast, February 16

Join us Feb. 16 when we host General Hugh Shelton, former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and now Chairman of the Board of Directors of Red Hat, in the next Open Your World Forum webcast.

General Shelton's recently published autobiography, Without Hesitation: The Odyssey of an American Warrior, chronicles his distinguished and nearly four-decade military career, spanning a history from the Vietnam War to 9/11 and his time as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. During the webcast, » Read more

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