Geography is destiny.” It is a phrase that owes its origin to early theories of geopolitics. It’s originally credited to Napoleon, prior to his army invading Russia. Here’s what it has to do with redistricting.
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The root of this angst, or mistrust about redistricting, has to do with a lack of trust. Like laws and sausage, we never really see it get made.
Funded by the State Department and administered by TWC, the Foreign Affairs and Information Technology (FAIT) fellowship program provides current graduate and undergraduate students pursuing an IT-related degree with the chance to apply technology solutions to diplomacy.
Teaching students to think spatially is but one of the elements, an important one from my point of view, that our policy leaders at the local, state, and national levels must work on.
There is quite a bit of writing these days about how data is the catalyst to government innovation. Over the last several years, the conversation has turned towards how the innovation needed to face the 21st-century challenges requires us to get these data conversations right.
There is no doubt that this is a crisis; a true state of emergency. Lots is being done, but there is room to do more. We need to put a face to this crisis.
To put a face on it is to make something seem more real or easier to understand or make something human. Let’s honor the people who served our country, paying a price that was either small, big or ultimate.
What’s at the heart of solving some of our nation’s biggest issues like poverty, homelessness and drug addiction? The answer lies in data.
Amazon’s HQ2 bid might be the biggest economic development event in a generation. Here’s where you can win in all of this.
The current open data movement came about approximately seven years ago. The impetus came from individuals wanting more transparency, accountability and a fuel for apps for the betterment of all mankind. So how are we doing?