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Contents tagged with Open Data

  • Open Data Open House

    Tags: Open Gov, Open Data, Gov2.0

    This Thursday, the Ides of March, there will be an Open Data Open House in DC. Registration is free.   Help launch the developers’ community space of the people, by the people, and for the people. Let your voice and ideas be heard! Get engaged in the developer community space on …

  • Introducing JobsRadar

    Tags: Windows 8, Public Sector, Jobs, Open Data, Open Gov, Geospatial

    What happens when you take open government data, Twitter, Bing maps and Windows 8? A whole lot of mash up awesome sauce. I’d like to introduce you to JobsRadar, an app my team has been working on to showcase the use of Windows 8 in the public sector. As the name implies, the focus of JobsRadar is …

  • Seven Great Open Government Data Sources

    Tags: Open Data, Open Gov, Public Sector

    If you’re thinking about Open Government data (or writing a Windows 8 app that uses open data), then here are seven more sites to add to your list of data sources.   POPVOXPOPVOX tracks all of the bills in Congress, and how members vote. If you sign up and give your information, the site will …

  • Archeology from Space

    Tags: Archeology, Space, TED, Science, Geospatial, Open Data

    In this TED talk by Sarah Parcak, she talks about integrating satellite imagery in archeology. Using this technology, archeologists found a city lost for thousands of years. It’s interesting to note how they used topology data from NASA. What else is out there?

  • My Latest Windows 8 App Boston Traffic Cams

    Tags: Win8, AppDev, Apps, Boston, Startups, Open Data, Open Gov

    To commemorate the opening of District Hall in Boston and to show off the Perceptive Pixel there, I created the Boston Traffic Cam app for Windows 8. It leverages all the work done by Massachusetts to open their government data, including images from traffic cameras in and around Boston. The app …