Call for Community Board Data Success Stories and Data Needs Use Cases

  We are conducting research to better understand the information infrastructure that supports community boards and are producing recommendations on how to make municipal information more useful! Can you give us five mins and tell us your successes and/or data needs?   For the last three months, we have documented the…

THE MESSAGE 2014.51 – NYC’s CTO needs your help & a flashlight on 2015!

Wednesday night was historic! For the first time, New York City’s First Chief Technology Officer sat down with NYC’s civic technology community and talked about her past, her dreams, and our future. Here’s the short story; CTO Tantoco is “punk in pinstripes” civic hacker. She made it clear that the…

Fill out NYC’s Civic Hacker survey and be entered to win a ticket to PDF 2014

On February 28, 2014, Posted by , In Blog, By ,, , With No Comments

TL;DR version > FILL OUT THIS SURVEY & WIN PDF TICKETS! > http://bit.ly/betanyc-survey Great news from our friends at Personal Democracy Media!!! If you fill out the BetaNYC survey you will be eligible to win 1 ticket to the Personal Democracy Forum conference (value $650) or one of 5 subscriptions to TechPresident, a…

Veteran’s Day Weekend update

On November 8, 2013, Posted by , In Blog, By ,,,, , With No Comments

There are FOUR things you should note for this Veteran’s Day weekend. -=-=- First -=-=- Code for America / BetaNYC has been asked to play a very special part in a very special event in the lead up to very special event on 1 Jan… 😉 To strengthen our narrative,…