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Articles tagged open data (10)

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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.
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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.”
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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.
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The agency, home to more than 500 terabytes of electronic files alone, faces some of the same problems that data journalists do. Justin Ellis
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One of Argentina’s largest newspapers is creating and sharing databases with the public, while training its newsroom to dig deep into data.
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How has technology changed the way citizens, journalists, and governments interact today? Justin Ellis
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Steven VanRoekel: “We have to get out of the data business and into the platform business.” Justin Ellis
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