open data

Why keep Open States going?

Why Open States?
After the closure of Sunlight Labs, the Open States project is heading in a new direction.Read more

Open data as a game

Open data as a game
People like games, but don't really understand data. If you can map the data to a game, people can learn about it without having to pore over reams...Read more

Chile's green energy future is powered by open data analysis

Chile's green energy future is powered by open data analysis
The government of Chile recently approved the Ministry of Energy's New Energy Policy 2050. This policy addresses five key strategic issues.Read more

The Open Patient: Advocating for open access to medical data

The Open Patient: Advocating for open access to medical data
In The Open Patient: Healing through sharing, a new documentary from Red Hat Videos, Steven Keating and Liz Salmi share their personal stories about...Read more

The current state of open data in the US government

The current state of open data in the US government
The importance of open data in government, the current state of open data in government, and what we need to do to implement true open data.Read more

Mission accomplished! NASA developer challenge comes to RIT

Mission accomplished! NASA developer challenge comes to RIT
Using multiple sets of existing open data, attendees are provided the resources to develop creative and imaginative solutions to complex issues.Read more

Why open data matters today

Why open data matters
Martin Yan says the public needs to keep pushing to make government data more easily accessible than ever.Read more

What can you do with open data?

What can you do with open data?
Play a word association game and the word "open" will almost surely be followed by "source." And open source is certainly an important force for...Read more