Posts Tagged: open-data

Innovation and eDiplomacy — The importance of internet freedom and the use of technology to enhance international affairs

This morning, I attended an event at the US Embassy Public Affairs Unit in Canberra designed to discuss matters of eDiplomacy and use of online tools in diplomatic and international affairs efforts. The event, being hosted specifically for an Australian audience by the State Department included a conversation with Alec J Ross (he is @AlecJRossRead… Read more »

The Challenge of Open Data and Metrics

One promise of open data is its ability to inform citizens and consumers about the quality of local services. At the Gov 2.0 Summit yesterday the US Department of Health and Human Resources announced it was releasing data on hospitals, nursing homes and clinics in the hopes that developers will create applications that show citizensRead… Read more »

IBM & Next American City want to see the best of Gov 2.0

How are you and your agency addressing the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century? Is it opening data for everyone? Is it developing transportation alternatives to the car? Is it preparing for demographic shifts and economic changes? Are you and your friends creating innovative ways to engage your fellow citizens and encourage others toRead… Read more »

Law.gov Upcoming Events [Updated]

[NOTE: These events are being tweeted on Twitter at #lawgov.] Here are upcoming events in connection with the Law.gov legal open government data project: April 28, 2010: Duke Law.gov Workshop, co-sponsored by Duke’s Center for the Study of the Public Domain, and to be held at Duke Law School, Durham, North Carolina [added 11 MarchRead… Read more »

Law.gov: Upcoming Events

Here are upcoming events in connection with the Law.gov legal open government data project: February 24, 2010: Roundtable at Yale Law School, for members of the Yale Law School community, with Tom Bruce and Carl Malamud; February 24, 2010: Liberating Legal Information: The Law.Gov Movement: Panel Discussion at New York Law School; February 25, 2010:Read… Read more »

Video Available for Princeton Open Government Workshop Panels & Law.gov

Videos are now available for all of the workshop panels and the Law.gov panel from Open Government: Defining, Designing, and Sustaining Transparency (POGW), a workshop held 21-22 January 2010 at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP). Click here for a summary of the legal-information-related discussion at the workshop.

Conference Report: Legal Information Issues at POGW: Princeton Open Government Workshop

The workshop entitled Open Government: Defining, Designing, and Sustaining Transparency (POGW), held 21-22 January 2010 at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), featured much valuable discussion about legal information. (The Twitter hashtag for the workshop is #pogw. An apparently complete collection of tweets from the workshop is available here. My tweets from theRead… Read more »

January 22: Law.gov Panel at Princeton’s Workshop: Open Government: Defining, Designing & Sustaining Transparency

A panel (scroll down) about the Law.gov legal open government data project, will be held 22 January 2010, at the workshop entitled Open Government: Defining, Designing, and Sustaining Transparency, at Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. Click here to submit questions for the panel discussion, via Google Moderator.Read… Read more »