transparency

Beth Noveck predicts two phases of open government in TED Talk

A new dawn
I recently watched a new TED Talk by the first and former White House Deputy CTO Beth Noveck, delivered in Edinburgh, Scotland. She is really the...Read more

One year later, delivering on the commitments of the open government partnership

transparency
September 20th marks the one-year anniversary of the launch of the global Open Government Partnership (OGP) and the release of the U.S. National...Read more

Community Spotlight: Andrew Krzmarzick, enabling open source and empowering citizens in government

five questions with an opensource contributor
As the Community Manager of GovLoop —a highly active online community connecting more than 50,000 public sector professionals—Andrew Krzmarzick...Read more

Sunlight Foundation's Eric Mill scouts out new developments in government

Transparency in government
Interested citizens and government professionals, meet your new pal, Scout. It sends you notifications when new developments in government happen—...Read more

Scout: Sending you updates about government activity

Transparency in government
Recently, I created and launched a new website for the Sunlight Foundation called Scout . It's the product I'm the most proud of building in my three...Read more

HuffPost releases Pollster, an open source API for managing election polling, fostering transparency

Transparency
In case you haven't noticed, it's an election year in the United States. And with the election in full swing, there is a plethora of data, from a...Read more

PolitwOOPs! Deleted tweets from politicians never die

Donkey elephant oops
A brief tweet from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) recently invited you to see her newly-decorated apartment and head-to-toe fashions. The problem? It...Read more

New Media Commons white paper examines future of transparency in peer review

New Media Commons white paper examines future of transparency in peer review
The always-insightful Alex Reid has penned an essay " on the question of open peer review ," which examines a draft white paper posted to Media...Read more