Posts Tagged: GitHub

A New Way To Run For Office – The Open Sourced Way

The definition of, of insanity is trying the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. So that begs the question is there a better way to create a political platform? David Cole is a 28 year old software developer who spent 2 years working at the White House as a Deputy Director… Read more »

GitHub launches portal illustrating examples of government-citizen collaboration on open data, open source and open government

In an exciting and useful development, GitHub, the world’s best known portal for collaborative software development, has launched a portal illustrating how governments and citizens have worked together to deliver better outcomes. Now live at government.github.com the portal provides some great examples of GitHub projects that have saved government money and time and delivered better… Read more »

CFPB Accepts First Citizen-Submitted Code on Behalf of Federal Government

“Fix typo.” Not quite “one small step for man,” but a significant first nonetheless. These simple words, typed by an open-source developer operating under the pseudonym “iceeey,” may represent the first collaborative effort between the federal government and the broader open-source community, and surely represents a tangible win for the open-government movement as a whole…. Read more »

Sweet GovTweets 06.22.2009

Greetings! Today lots of tweet action around the privacy conference going on right now, and Australia appointing a Gov 2.0 Task Force. Cordially, Caroline @WiiPigSooie Blog WiiPigSooie greensandbox: New post on unbundling governance, with the right slidedeck url (! ) #gov20 #vcc09 #vanchangecamp http://tinyurl.com/n6saxn (expand ) 6 minutes ago from TweetDeck • Reply • View… Read more »