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New G8 Open Data Charter – Sunlight Foundation Blog

On June 19, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By , With No Comments

New G8 Open Data Charter – Sunlight Foundation Blog

NYC’s only Mayoral forum on Tech & Open Gov Policy

On June 13, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

THIS JUST IN! Our friends at the Coalition for Queens have organized a NYC Mayoral Forum on Tech Policy! RSVP HERE Join us at the NYC Mayoral Candidates Tech Policy forum at the Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria) on Monday, June 17th at 6:30 PM to…

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On June 11, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

Five characteristics of an open source city: 1. Fostering a culture of citizen participation 2. Having an effective open government policy 3. Having an effective open data initiative 4. Promoting open source user groups and conferences 5. Being a hub for innovation and open source businesses Five characteristics of an…

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On June 5, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

New York City Comptroller John Liu is about to do something we need to see more often in government. This week, his office is open sourcing the code behind Checkbook NYC, the citywide financial transparency site—but the open-sourcing itself is not what I’m referring to. After all, lots of governments…

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On June 5, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By ,, , With No Comments

thedailypothole: potholes repaired since July 1, 2012. <3

A report back on NYC BigApps’ CityCamp & Demo Night

This past weekend, the New York City Metro Area hosted five National Day of Civic Hacking events! (Two in Manhattan, One in Brooklyn, One in Queens, and One in Newark, NJ) One of them was the City’s first CityCamp and the last public event before the conclusion of NYC BigApps….

NYC GOV: Cities Around the World Share Stories of Digital Innovation

On May 28, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By ,, , With No Comments

NYC GOV: Cities Around the World Share Stories of Digital Innovation NYC.gov is gathering the tribes! nycgov: On May 20th, NYC Digital and the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs convened the first Digital Cities Symposium in New York City. The Symposium, featuring 15 cities from around the world, aimed to…

betaNYC May 2013 Newsletter

On May 20, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,, , With No Comments

It’s been quite the month! Here’s a brief update… Video from “Meet Code For America” meetup at OpenPlans.  Thanks Joly and NYC’s Internet Society for taping the night. Last week, we had DoITT’s Andrew Nicklin and eight of his colleagues debut NYC.gov’s developer portal. It is currently in beta and be explored at < nyc.gov/developers >….

About betaNYC

On May 20, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By , With No Comments

BetaNYC is building a better tomorrow for all. We are NYC’s civic technology and open government vanguard. Since 2009, we have been leading elected officials to engage NYC’s technology community, helping pass transformative open government legislation, and supporting NYC’s civic oriented startups. We are America’s largest civic technology and open…