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Research and alerts for public documents published by cities and towns

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OpenGov Voices: ZoningCheck - what works where?

OpenGov Voices: ZoningCheck - what works where? | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the guest blogger and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of the Sunlight Foundation or any employee thereof. Sunlight Foundation is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information within the guest blog. Peter Koht Co-Founder, OpenCounter. ...
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EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Commission encourages re-use of public sector data

EUROPA - PRESS RELEASES - Press release - Commission encourages re-use of public sector data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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A better way to present boring data - Visualizing data with Infograph Widgets -

A better way to present boring data - Visualizing data with Infograph Widgets - | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Using Visme infograph widgets you can more easily than traditional methods visualize data into engaging content to create infographics and presentations.
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Open BioMedical Initiative

Nonprofit Organization for LOW COST, OPEN SOURCE, 3D PRINTABLE BioMedical Technologies
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How to Make Government Data Sites Better

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The Business Case for Open Data | Omidyar Network

The Business Case for Open Data | Omidyar Network | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Martin Tisné, Omidyar Network’s director, policy (UK) and Nicholas Gruen, economist and CEO of Lateral Economics, unveiled today in Canberra the report, Open for Business.  It is the first study to quantify and illustrate the potential of Open Data to help achieve the G20’s economic growth target.  Martin makes the economic case for open data below.  
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How a Sensor-Filled World Will Change Human Consciousness

How a Sensor-Filled World Will Change Human Consciousness | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
How a world filled with sensors will change the way we see, hear, think and live
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MIT and Harvard release de-identified learning data from open online courses

MIT and Harvard release de-identified learning data from open online courses | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Dataset contains the original learning data from the 16 HarvardX and MITx courses offered in 2012-13.
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The solutions to all our problems may be buried in PDFs that nobody reads

The solutions to all our problems may be buried in PDFs that nobody reads | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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Big Data vs Open Data - Mapping It Out - Open Data Now

Big Data vs Open Data - Mapping It Out - Open Data Now | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Confused by Open Data, Big Data, and Open Government? This Venn diagram explains it all.
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Fàtima Galan's curator insight, May 26, 4:25 AM

At last!!! this was necessary

1. Big Data that’s not Open Data. 

2. Open Government work that’s not Open Data.

3. Big, Open, Non-Governmental Data. 

4. Open Government Data that’s not Big Data. 

5. Open Data – not Big, not from Government. 

6. Big, Open, Government Data (the trifecta). 

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TRAVIC - Transit Visualization Client

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Let’s get geeks into government - FT.com

Let’s get geeks into government - FT.com | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Fifteen years ago, Brett Goldstein seemed to be just another tech entrepreneur. He was working as IT director of OpenTable, then a start-up website for restaurant bookings. The company was thriving – and subsequently did a very successful initial
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Historic release of data delivers unprecedented transparency on the medical services physicians provide and how much they are paid

Historic release of data delivers unprecedented transparency on the medical services physicians provide and how much they are paid | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
By Jonathan Blum, Principal Deputy Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Today the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took a major step forward in making Medic...
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Very interesting medical data. We need same in all countries #opendata #opengov

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Expansion and Enhancement of Commerce Data Programs | Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Expansion and Enhancement of Commerce Data Programs | Department of Commerce | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Commerce.gov is the official website of the United States Department of Commerce and Secretary of Commerce
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visits

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Explore and visualize your location histories. Share them with your friends and family.
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12 Data Storytelling Blogs to Follow | Capsidea Blog

12 Data Storytelling Blogs to Follow | Capsidea Blog | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
NYTimes: 2 to 1 - Germany and 1989 Recently Visual Loop posted 90 datavis tumbrl blogs to follow. For only covering Tumblr, this is a ton of blogs! But what are the best data blogs? That question was asked at Quora several years ago. At the moment, there are 50 answers with long lists of suggested blogs. It’s true, there are a lot of great blogs about data, analytics, statistics, data mining and data visualization but it is near-impossible to name the best. Everything depends on what you want to learn about. Within our product hypothesis confirmation process, we accumulate a huge list of data blogs to learn best practices and tools bloggers use to analyze and visualize data.  This research helped us to created the product that considers much of the tips and tricks data artists usually use. Now we’ve decided to share a list of data blogs we love. The list is arbitrary arranged and blogs are in no particular order. Dataviz artists and evangelists These blogs answer different questions
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Data papers | GBIF.ORG

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OpenGov Voices: How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data

OpenGov Voices: How GitLaw turns the French parliamentary process into open data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the guest blogger and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of the Sunlight Foundation or any employee thereof. Sunlight Foundation is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information within the guest blog. Law is code! Over ...
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Government, Foundations Turn to Cash Prizes to Generate Solutions

Government, Foundations Turn to Cash Prizes to Generate Solutions | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Competitions are now popular to stimulate innovative answers to vexing social and technological problems, a report finds.
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Open Humanities Awards celebrate innovative projects using open cultural data | Opensource.com

Open Humanities Awards celebrate innovative projects using open cultural data | Opensource.com | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The Open Humanities Awards encourage budding developers and humanities researchers to collaborate and start new projects that use open content and data, paving the way for a vibrant cultural and research commons to emerge.
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Open government: getting beyond impenetrable online data - The Governance Lab @ NYU

Open government: getting beyond impenetrable online data - The Governance Lab @ NYU | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Jed Miller in The Guardian: “Mathematician Blaise Pascal famously closed a long letter by apologising that he hadn’t had time to make it shorter. Unfortunately, his pithy point about “download time” is regularly attributed to Mark Twain and Henry David Thoreau, probably because the public loves writers more than it loves statisticians. Scientists may make […]
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Nasce l'Istituto Italiano Open Data - Centro Studi Democrazie Digitali

Nasce l'Istituto Italiano Open Data - Centro Studi Democrazie Digitali | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Dopo una lunga fase di preparazione si è finalmente costituito l’Istituto Italiano Open Data. L’Istituto, che si configura come rete di associazioni, organizzazioni, enti, gruppi e persone singole, vuole avere la duplice funzione di catalizzatore di energie e capacità e di raccordo tra i diversi protagonisti  sugli Open data, per favorire l’incontro tra domanda e offerta, lo scambio e la condivisione di pratiche, strumenti, tecnologie, la valorizzazione degli Open Data come opportunità di crescita economica. L’Istituto si propone anche di supportare le organizzazioni governative nella formazione delle politiche sugli Open Data e nella loro attuazione, oltre che per favorire l’incontro con le associazioni, le imprese, i cittadini. Promosso dagli organizzatori dell’evento italiano dell’International Open Data Day, Stati Generali dell’Innovazione e Regesta.exe, l’Istituto ha tra i fondatori …
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Rules for the new tools

Rules for the new tools | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
WHEN the internet was gathering steam in the mid 1990s, White House policy wonks got together under President Clinton’s nerdy aide, Ira Magaziner, to find ways to...
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Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data

Eight (No, Nine!) Problems With Big Data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
It’s a valuable tool for analysis, but don’t believe all the hype.
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How government can promote open data | McKinsey & Company

How government can promote open data | McKinsey & Company | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Open data has the potential not only to transform every sector of the economy but also to unleash more than $3 trillion in global economic value annually. Government has a critical role to play. A McKinsey & Company article.
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