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Introducing government.github.com · GitHub

Introducing government.github.com · GitHub | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Build software better, together.
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Very interesting #opengov #opendata

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The State Decoded: Don’t Let Perfect Be the Enemy of the Good | Idea Lab | PBS

The State Decoded: Don’t Let Perfect Be the Enemy of the Good | Idea Lab | PBS | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The basic concept behind The State Decoded is both simple and obvious: Create a platform to display laws in a nice, understandable way, using the data already present in those laws.
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Open data: we need to share research results, even when they are wrong

Open data: we need to share research results, even when they are wrong | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
There are huge flaws in the way research data is uploaded, says Mark Hahnel, but how far are we from a universal solution?
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Good enough for government work? The contractors building Obamacare

Good enough for government work? The contractors building Obamacare | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The Obama administration dreamed that its health insurance exchanges--the websites that were supposed to make it easy to buy health insurance--would function as smoothly as online consumer sites like Expedia ...
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Open letter to PM from UK civil society organisations

Rt Hon David Cameron MP 10 Downing Street London SW1A 2AA Cc: The Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP (Deputy Prime Minister), Rt Hon Francis Maude MP (Minister for the Cabinet Office), Nick Hurd MP (Minister for Civil Society) 8 October 2013 Dear Prime...
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Between the Poles: Denmark's open data initiative estimated to save government over $45 million per year and generate returns of $87 million for the private sector

Between the Poles: Denmark's open data initiative estimated to save government over $45 million per year and generate returns of $87 million for the private sector | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
In 2007 I listened to an exceptional presentation at a Spatial Sciences Institute Biennial International Conference in Hobart, Tasmania given by Tim Barker and Neale Hooper, of the Queensland Treasury, part of the government of the State of...
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City set to release 34 sets of geographic data

City set to release 34 sets of geographic data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
34 data sets are being readied to drop in October — mostly for mapping things like trails, waterfalls, schools, and even parking lots.
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What Happens to .gov in a Shutdown?

What Happens to .gov in a Shutdown? | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
A federal government shutdown looks more likely by the hour, and there's no shortage of explainers on the web about what it all means (Wonkblog is an excellent place to start, as is our rundown from the 2011 shutdown fight).
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The Real-time Cultural Ecosystem of the City of Rome

The Real-time Cultural Ecosystem of the City of Rome | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The Real-time Cultural Ecosystem of the City of Rome is a visualization which captures all the interactions on social networks through which internet users discuss about the cultural life of their ...
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Home - TimeMapper - Make Timelines and TimeMaps fast! - from the Open Knowledge Foundation Labs

Home - TimeMapper - Make Timelines and TimeMaps fast! - from the Open Knowledge Foundation Labs | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
TimeMapper - Make Timelines and TimeMaps fast! - from the Open Knowledge Foundation Labs
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5 Ways Cities Are Using Big Data

5 Ways Cities Are Using Big Data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Big data's kind of a big deal. Here's how a few cities and using mass information to make their residents' lives a little easier.
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Transparency: an idea whose time has come

Transparency: an idea whose time has come | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
There are just three weeks to go before the UK hosts the annual Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit in London. The Partnership is now a truly global movement and the governments of around a third of the world population will be represented.
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Beth Noveck: Demand a more open-source government | Video on TED.com

What can governments learn from the open-data revolution?
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How Open Data is Transforming Chicago

How Open Data is Transforming Chicago | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
In the past three years, the Chicago Department of Innovation and Technology has grown their open data portal into one of the largest and most dynamic models of open government in the country.
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African Spending by Open Institute | Coming Soon

African Spending by Open Institute | Coming Soon | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Improving watchdog journalism by mapping the money. A great tool to keep track of government spenging across Africa.
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Enforcement and Data | Data-Smart City Solutions

Enforcement and Data | Data-Smart City Solutions | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
New York City's Business Integrity Commission is using integrated data and analytics to fulfill its mission.
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Notes From The Field: Launching Africa’s First Sub-National Open Data Portal | Edo Data Blog

Notes From The Field: Launching Africa’s First Sub-National Open Data Portal | Edo Data Blog | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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Growth of Raw Unstructured Data

Growth of Raw Unstructured Data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
See:  Structured vs. Unstructured Data: The Rise of Data Anarchy See also:  Amount of Business Data Grows
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