Posts By Kevin Curry

Code Across America

Originally posted on From February 24 through March 4, passionate citizens around the country will come together to “Code Across America” — to make their cities even better. In over a dozen cities, there will be hackathons to build civic apps, “brigades” to deploy existing apps, unconferences to plan for the year ahead, andRead… Read more »


The government is awash with acronyms. New acronyms are created daily. Acronyms create a barrier to understanding if they cannot be easily resolved, where easy = universal and universal = URL. There are many online dictionaries with entries that are found in Web searches. However, these return results only in highly formatted, not-well-formed HTML thatRead… Read more »

Why Gov 2.0 Matters to Me

I posted this here last night but took it down because it felt too personal and too much about my story. The reason I wrote it this way is because I didn’t want to presume why it should matter to other people, but rather describe why it matters to me and let others find commonalityRead… Read more »

U.S. Code as Linked Data

Recently the Office of the Law Revision Council released a request for proposal (RFP) to upgrade their website. “The Office of the Law Revision Counsel prepares and publishes the United States Code, which is a consolidation and codification by subject matter of the general and permanent laws of the United States.” We responded to thatRead… Read more »