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Photos of teams that build OpenGovTimeline.com One of the difficulties in explaining the Gov 2.0 movement nationally is the seemingly lack of connection to the past. Here in NYC, BetaNYC has developed a tight relationship with “goo-goos” / aka good government groups. A majority of us are connected though the New York City Transparency Working Group where […]
Upcoming Hackathon: 3 Day Startup Bronx From our friends at the Concourse Fund: Join 3 Day Startup in the Bronx as an entrepreneur with a new idea, a team member, or a mentor! April 11-13th at Sunshine Bronx.
Ana Champeny, an analyst at New York City’s Independent Budget Office, a publicly funded agency that provides nonpartisan information on New York City budget and tax issues, said it was positive that the information was more easily accessible. “There are features of the state law that end up leading to disparities between properties, this kind […]
Technology and civic apps are like gardening – except when they’re not. I like the analogy of gardening applied to investment in technology solutions. It underscores the need to continually invest in the maintenance and upkeep of the solutions that are used to consume government data. However, I think there is some danger in using […]
However, there are many holes in the NYPD data, and by one account, nearly a fifth of the NYPD’s location records are inaccurate. Despite that, civic hackers have worked to turn the mess of data into useful information for communities. Location Data Crucial to Reducing Pedestrian Deaths » The Epoch Times