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Open source technologies, communities, and methodologies are playing an increasingly important role in international governments and policy-making. Learn more about open government.

The US government’s digital strategy

The White House recently launched its new roadmap for digital government . This included the...
Larry Lessig: The corruption of the American political system

Two years ago, I interviewed law professor, author, and Creative Commons co-founder Larry Lessig to...
What open source can teach government officials

What started with a unanimous vote to adopt an open source resolution eventually became a long-term...
How do we reuse hackathon code?

With the sheer number of civic hackathons starting to reach a critical mass, some are asking...
Fail faster

Promoting a culture that supports failure is a foreign concept to most people, but not for the...
GovHack, GovCamp, GovJam aim to advance Gov 2.0 in Australia

Not one, but three upcoming events will bring more open government to Australia over the course of...
CityCamp Raleigh

Last year, CityCamp Raleigh raised the bar on the city’s adoption of open sourced solutions and...
A look inside Code for America

Last week while I was in San Francisco for the Open Source Business Conference I stopped by to...