We are pleased to introduce Emily Lopez, Eva Decker, HaoChe Hung, and Ziqi Wang. We hope you have as much learning about them as we did!
Each year, BetaNYC invites a cohort of CUNY Service Corps students to train and work with our team in our Civic Innovation Lab. This year students joined us during their second semester and worked with us 1-2 days a week from March through May. We are so pleased with this cohort’s energy and enthusiasm. They […]
Introduction This is a hefty update on the NYC Peoples’ Tech Assemblies and our efforts to update the People’s Roadmap to a Digital New York City. Index: About the People’s Roadmap Insights & Statistics Final Words Next Steps and Thank You Glossary The BetaNYC team is in awe of how quickly 2021 zipped by! For […]
Do you love open data and New York City? This post is for YOU. Open Data Week will take place this year from March 5 to 13, 2022. We are building the program and looking for people to share their work, expertise, and enthusiasm for open data in NYC. Submit your ideas and help us […]
Today’s @NYCCouncil hearing on @NotifyNYC, @JamesVacca13 includes http://t.co/aEMg87Ul1R! pic.twitter.com/lcmPLb0Vy7 — BetaNYC (@BetaNYC) March 2, 2015 BetaNYC’s Testimony on Notify NYC and other notification tools, a google doc with comments enabled Dirk Kelly, one of CityGram.NYC’s maintainers, Testimony, a google doc with comments enabled
LET US TALK! Talk.Beta.NYC is NYC’s online home for civic technology, open data, and open government! About talk.beta.nyc “TALK” is a collection of communities who are fighting for a 21st century city. Built on the open source Discourse.org platform and customized by Volkan Unsal and Ontodia, TALK.beta.NYC is NYC’s one stop shop for all conversations […]
If you’ve been following the discussion around AirBnB, many see it as a platform for illegal hotels. Absent from the conversation has been raw data around who is sharing their home, apartment, or who is acting as a broker for a number of units. Here is your opportunity to draw your own conclusion. Check out […]
BetaNYC’s NYC 311 Oversight hearing testimony – Google Docs Today, we are in front of the New York City Council’s Technology. You can watch the hearing via the City Council’s web stream (14th floor hearing room) or an archived video here.
Date: Monday, 27 October 2014To: NYC Council – Committee on TechnologyFrom: Noel Hidalgo, Executive Director Re: BetaNYC’s Testimony on Open Data TestimonyBetaNYC Testimony Bit.ly bundle: http://bit.ly/betanyc-20141027 Good afternoon Chair and City Council members, I’m Noel Hidalgo, and I am the Executive Director of BetaNYC. BetaNYC is a civic technology community group. Through our weekly meetings we […]
We are thrilled to announce the launch of Citygram.NYC, a notification platform that works with New York City’s Open Data. Citygram allows you to subscribe to events in Open Data sets that happen near you. You can choose to receive daily SMS updates, or a weekly email digest. We are launching Citygram.nyc with two location-specific […]