Posts Tagged: dcweek

Will Open Government Lead to a More Rational Electorate?

Will open government lead to a more rational electorate? That’s the contention of Clay Johnson, the former director of Sunlight Labs, a community of open source developers and designers dedicated to making government more transparent, accountable and responsible. He recently spoke on a panel at Digital Capital Week, a ten-day festival in Washington, DC focused… Read more »

Three Government Agencies Take Home First Annual NVTC Social Media Awards

On June 15, 2010, the Northern Virginia Technology Council’s Social Media Committee hosted its first annual social media awards at K Street Lounge in Washington, D.C. The ceremony was part of #dcweek and recognized social media programs in six categories (see winners below). You may notice that half of the winners were government organizations: Department… Read more »

DCWEEK Fires Up Govvies

What do fire dancers have to do with technology? Attendees at the opening night party of DC Week had a chance to find out. Digital Capital Week (DCWEEK) is a 10 day festival in Washington, DC focused on technology, innovation and all things digital in our nation’s capital. DCWEEK takes place in venues throughout Washington… Read more »

DC Week: Data BBQ

Yesterday I attended the Data BBQ. The mix of people there was great, govies, privates and nonprofs. It was held at Insomniac Designs, really gorgeous office space with a fabulous roof top. Here are some photos/videos from the BBQ. More videos to come throughout the week! As you entered, everyone was asked to write their… Read more »

DC Week Kick Off Party

Last night was the DC Week Kickoff Party, hosted by Palantir and held at Long View Gallery. It was a big event with close to 1000 people in attendance. A friend best described the event to me as a “kids birthday party but for adults”. There were various stations of art, photography, dancing, music and… Read more »