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GitHub for Government: Prospects of a Code Sharing Community | HowTo.gov

DigitalGov University webinar highlighting the open source and developer-focused collaboration site GitHub.
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The popularity of Wikipedia articles: catalysts, trends, and applications - Slashdot

The popularity of Wikipedia articles: catalysts, trends, and applications - Slashdot | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
A fascinating report on Wikipedia's traffic patterns highlights some of the view peaks in the encyclopedia's history. The winner? Whitney Houston's article received some 425 views per second upon news of her death, and Amy Winehouse came in second.
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Vi presento FileRock, il Dropbox italiano opensource

Vi presento FileRock, il Dropbox italiano opensource | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
FileRock è una startup totalmente italiana che ha sviluppato una tecnologia per la gestione sicura dei file all'interno della cloud.

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Democratic Innovation in Open Government

Democratic Innovation in Open Government | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
The Oregon Citizen’s Initiative Review is without doubt one of the most interesting recent innovations in the field of citizen engagement. Here’s an excerpt from Participedia on the ini...
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Open government and civic technology

Open government and civic technology | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
A quick trip through the New York Times coverage of open government, technology, civic apps contests and open data in recent years, along with a few relevant stories pulled from the archive, using a Google search for (1990!
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Big Data, Big Challenges and Big Opportunities

Big Data, Big Challenges and Big Opportunities | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Ethan Zuckerman moderates this conversation about the transformative power of Big Data—with Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Esther Dyson, Jaron Lanier and Kaitlin Thaney.
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14 Ways to Contribute to Open Source without Being a Programming Genius or a Rock Star

14 Ways to Contribute to Open Source without Being a Programming Genius or a Rock Star | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Open source software has changed computing and the world, and many of you would love to contribute.
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On Open Government, Education Data, and PDFs

On Open Government, Education Data, and PDFs | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
RT @jafurtado: On Open Government, Education Data, and PDFs,by AUDREY WATTERS (@audreywatters)/Hack Education http://t.co/3UDjaiWC
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Open Source and the Power of Community | The White House

Open Source and the Power of Community | The White House | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
We've established an official White House presence on Drupal.org, an online community dedicated to maintaining and improving Drupal, the software that powers WhiteHouse.gov.
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Open Government | Department of Transportation

Open Government | Department of Transportation | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Reading: Open Government | Department of Transportation: http://t.co/ZHdpxtUO...
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Beware these open source lock-in schemes

Beware these open source lock-in schemes | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Some vendors want you to think you're benefiting from open source when you're not.
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David Eaves: Open Government

Read our blog post "Open Government: A Case Study" http://bit.ly/cuJFhJ Open government expert David Eaves and why Canada might be falling behind in its tran...
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Some key elements for Open Government Accountability and Interoper...

Presentation of Carlos E. Jiménez, from IEEE, in the International Open Government Data Conference 2012, Co-sponsored by the U.S.
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Why Open Source Software is Good for the Government: Part 3 – OSS Adoption

Why Open Source Software is Good for the Government: Part 3 – OSS Adoption | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Since the 2009 OSD memorandum supporting open source software, DOD has been making strides in the use of OSS, but there is a long way to go. (As #opensource software gains momentum within #DOD and Federal #Government, we are seeing some big results.
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Smart City – Intervista all'ass. all'Innovazione del Comune di ...

Smart City – Intervista all'ass. all'Innovazione del Comune di ... | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Abbiamo intervistato l'Assessore all'Innovazione, Geppino De Rose, per capire quale è la percezione e la visione strategica del ruolo del Cloud Computing in una delle città del sud Italia che maggiormente si sta impegnando ...

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Let’s defend Open Formats for Public Sector Information in Europe! | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

Let’s defend Open Formats for Public Sector Information in Europe! | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Let’s defend Open Formats for Public Sector Information in Europe! | http://t.co/mrY64lJx #opengovmk #opendata @vonpetrushev
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The cost of government: what does the new transactions data really tell us?

The cost of government: what does the new transactions data really tell us? | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
The cost of Government. Does the new transaction data really tell us? #OpenData http://t.co/S13glX2c
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Latin America highlights commitment to open government

Latin America highlights commitment to open government | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Open Government Partnership releases statistics on its first 16 months as Chile hosts regional meetingpartnership" (RT @redmatriz: RT @Publicleaders: Latin America highlights commitment to open government http://t.co/Clhtkiay...
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Transparency fail

Transparency fail | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
During his campaign, Bob Filner promised a transparent administration, announcing that he planned to hire former City Councilmember Donna Frye to be his director of open government.
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Graphic: Whole of Government Management Concept Driven by Open Source Information-Sharing and Sense-Making

Graphic: Whole of Government Management Concept Driven by Open Source Information-Sharing and Sense-Making | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Citation: Robert David Steele, “Graphic: Whole of Government Management Concept Driven by Open Source Information-Sharing and Sense-Making,” Phi Beta Iota Public Intelligence Blog, 3 Ja...
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Why journalists need to get behind the #opendata movement

Why journalists need to get behind the #opendata movement | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Photo credit: Flickr user Sebastiaan ter Burg As a young reporter I went each week to the police station to ...
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A free and open world depends on a free and open web. | Google

A free and open world depends on a free and open web. | Google | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
A free and open world depends on a free and open Internet. Governments alone, working behind closed doors, should not direct its future. The billions of people around the globe who use the Internet should have a voice.
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Gov.uk: why this new government website really matters

Gov.uk: why this new government website really matters | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
The executive director of Government Digital Services explains why Directgov and Business Link have been replaced – and how (RT @pblange1: Den engelske udgave af borger.dk.
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How Open Data Can Revolutionize Environmental Reporting - PBS MediaShift

How Open Data Can Revolutionize Environmental Reporting - PBS MediaShift | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
How Open Data Can Revolutionize Environmental ReportingPBS MediaShiftGlobal content on PBS MediaShift is sponsored by City University London's International Journalism MA, a one-year professional Masters degree for the globally-minded journalist.
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Encouraging participation - Ecademy

Encouraging participation - Ecademy | Open Source Technology and Open Data | Scoop.it
Almost two years ago I went along to a local group that meets every Tuesday evening for a couple of hours. I didn't know anybody else there, but people welcomed me and encouraged me to just join in and enjoy it.
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