Posts Tagged: SF

SPACE LOGISTICS

I recently came across an article in The Space Review, June 4, 2007, (head, title, date and author: [quote] ‘Take off and nuke the site from orbit (it’s the only way to be sure…)’ [unquote], by Dwayne A. Day’ at:http://www.thespacereview.com/article/882/1It was an important find for me. Sputnik had generated “SLOMAR” (Space Logistics, Operations, Maintenance and… Read more »

Open311, SeeClickFix, San Francisco and Estonia

The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office (where I work on civil law investigations and social media initiatives) this week launched a local campaign to tackle illegal dumping and graffiti, using SeeClickFix and a range of 311 services to encourage smartphone and Web reporting of neighborhood blight. The “Let’s Do It SF!” initiative also has a… Read more »

Transportation Camp – Coming Soon to NY and SF

OpenPlans and Rockerfeller Foundation are presenting TransportationCamp events in NY and SF next month. Advisors for the events include many Gov 2.0 folks, including me. The future of transportation and involvment of stakeholders and innovators is critical, as municipal agencies such as the MTA grapple with major long-term funding imbalances. Tonight, Nick Grossman from OpenPlans… Read more »

OpenSF: Film Commission Opens Data Trove to App Developers

San Francisco’s always been a special place for movie buffs. And now the City’s Film Commission is opening up its treasure trove of historical information to application developers. As part of the City’s signature “open data” initiative, the commission this week posted information on more than 800 San Francisco locations used in movie shoots from… Read more »

My CityCampSF: Lessons and Next Steps

I am involved with the Gov 2.0 movement because I believe it will bring important change to calcified and inefficient governmental structures. CityCampSF, an unconference held yesterday in San Francisco, will be a success if real actions stem from the event discussions and connections. I got two action items from the event that I intend… Read more »

Join Us for CityCampSF!

CityCamp is a global movement of informal conferences bringing together neighborhood and nonprofit leaders and activists, entrepreneurs and technology developers, new media and traditional journalists, and municipal employees to brainstorm, teach, learn and plan how to promote civic engagement and improve our cities with emerging technologies. CityCampSF on Saturday, October 16, is a free event… Read more »

CityCampSF, Oct. 16 – Sign Up Now!

Are you interested in the future of civic engagement, emerging media and Gov 2.0 innovations? CityCampSF, Saturday, October 16, 9 to 6, is an unconference where we will: Bring together municipal employees, experts, programmers, designers, citizens and journalists to share perspectives and insights about San Francisco and the Bay Area cities in which we live… Read more »

‘The Twitter SF Officials Daily’

If you’re using Twitter, you’ve probably already been exposed to Paper.li, the site that allows anyone to create daily Twitter newspaper based on lists of Twitter members. It’s a very nice tool, and one we’re now using in the City Attorney’s Office to create a daily update from links and photos shared by more than… Read more »