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Heat map of Raleigh open permit data

One of the keys to a successful open data portal is to make it useful for the end user. Citizens...
to compete or collaborate

Chemistry is not the most open field of scientific endeavor; in fact, as I began working more in...
Citizen participation

"Got code?" is the theme of the Alameda County Apps Challenge 2013.1, the second in a series of...
a new dawn

The term "Open Government" (OG, hereafter) has been used since the 70s to refer to the effort to...
sustainable data

Data on the products we buy is rarely viewed as something to be opened. But in fact, the...
puzzle

I have a regional, collaborative philosophy of open data initiatives and municipalities. In North...
Government can't be a vending machine

I recently co-founded an organization called OpenOakland with Code for America alumni Eddie Tejeda...
mMass software code

Over the last months, I became more and more aware of the "open" movement. "Open" as in open access...