We’re excited about a fresh new look for OpenSF, a team blog dedicated to innovation, collaboration and transparency in San Francisco government. OpenSF was originally launched by Jay Nath, director of innovation in the City’s Department of Technology, and his team members were the primary contributors. For about a year, I’ve been writing regularly for OpenSF, highlighting social media projects by the City Attorney’s…Continue
Added by Adriel Hampton on January 31, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
Gov 2.0 Radio is inviting its community to join in rating President Obama's State of the Union address live on Tuesday night. You'll be able to give your feedback second by second on your iPhone - just follow the instructions here.
By participating in the live mobile polling, you'll be building a custom profile of reactions from the Gov 2.0 community. We're participating in this product demo through our…Continue
Added by Adriel Hampton on January 25, 2011 at 3:39am — No Comments
Added by Adriel Hampton on January 23, 2011 at 11:03pm — No Comments
On Tuesday before the President's State of the Union address, OpenGov and Gov 2.0 activists, journalists and organizers will gather for a GovLoop live chat, Gov 2.0 Radio podcast and collaborative document editing project to help define the movement and discuss where we need to go from here. …Continue
Added by Adriel Hampton on January 16, 2011 at 10:05pm — No Comments
crossposted from adrielhampton.com
Gov 2.0, in my advocacy, is use of emerging technologies to promote a more transparent, efficient and collaborative government. Gov 2.0, in its co-creations by citizens, bureaucrats and entrepreneurs, represents a dramatic remaking of traditional governance power structures through information sharing, low-cost and open source tools, and increased participation.
Added by Adriel Hampton on January 9, 2011 at 10:43pm — No Comments
Reposted from CivicCommons.org, by Karl Fogel
We’re pleased to announce that San Francisco’s Enterprise Addressing System has now been open sourced!
EAS is a web-based system for managing the city’s master database of physical addresses, tied to Assessor’s parcels and the City’s street centerline network. We posted a…Continue
Added by Adriel Hampton on January 4, 2011 at 2:44pm — No Comments
I'm not big on resolutions, roundups and predictions, but I have been tweeting a bit about Gov 2.0 in 2011 and a great back and forth today with our movement's scribe, Alex Howard, teased out a few of my thoughts in greater detail. My reflections for 2011 are more of a sentiment than any concrete analysis.
I'm very high on possibilities for the Gov 2.0 movement in 2011, and I don't think I'm alone…Continue
Added by Adriel Hampton on January 1, 2011 at 11:02pm — No Comments
I did my first advance praise copy for a mass market book in 2010 (Mark Amtower's "Selling to the Government"). What that means is getting a review chapter and a table of context and coming up with something pithy about the author and why their book matters. I've also received a couple of books from authors appearing as guests on my Gov 2.0 Radio podcast.
I do my best to familiarize myself with…