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Upon the announcement of her retirement, Miller reflects on her time as executive director of the Sunlight Foundation, which she founded in 2006.
A modular prototype aims to become a “Wolfram Alpha for government” by allowing developers to plug in their own APIs.
APTOPIX Chile Protest
“Si dejas a cinco chilenos en una sala, probablemente van a terminar peleando. Así que no sólo estamos construyendo herramientas, también estamos construyendo formas de trabajar juntos, de construir confianzas.”
APTOPIX Chile Protest
“If you put five Chileans in a room, they’re probably going to fight each other. So one of the things — we’re not just building tools, we’re also building ways of working together, and making people trust each other.”
Assumptions about government openness vary from country to country. Here are a few lessons a cross-national perspective can bring to the open data movement.
The agency, home to more than 500 terabytes of electronic files alone, faces some of the same problems that data journalists do. Justin Ellis
One of Argentina’s largest newspapers is creating and sharing databases with the public, while training its newsroom to dig deep into data.
How has technology changed the way citizens, journalists, and governments interact today? Justin Ellis
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Among those experimenting is The Wall Street Journal, which plans to open source its 360-degree mobile video and VR technology and hopes to turn VR into more of a mainstay of its storytelling.
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