Here’s what made my radar this week. Share your open government news in the comments.
Code for America is starting a weekly hack night at its San Francisco headquarters.
I really enjoy TechPresident’s weekly podcast, especially this week’s critique of Gavin Newsom and his new book Citizenville from Sarah Lai Stirland.
See also Beth Noveck’s review of Citizenville.
Vegas Hack disrupts open data.
Japan launches an open data portal.
San Diego’s open government department has its limits.
Open Data Day 2013 wrap-up from Open Knowledge Foundation.
OKF will host an Open Data on the Web Workshop April 23-24 “to discuss how we can realize the promise of open data on the web.”
Philadelphia publishes an open data guidebook For city departments.
“From Fairy Tale to Reality: Dispelling the Myths around Citizen Engagement”
Is New York City the best place in the world for open data? Find out March 7.