neighborland

‘We see this digital space of empowering our citizens as the next generation of city government.’

Great “Connected Empowerment” video featuring San Francisco Chief Innovation Officer Jay Nath and civic action platform, Neighborland.

civicappscompetitionhandbook

Civic apps competition? There’s a book for that.

There’s been a great deal of discussion around the value of civic apps contests, and now there’s a book for that.

WhyGDP?

Data Challenge Spotlight: WhyGDP?

We’re told American success equals economic growth. The data tells a different story: GDP doesn’t predict better lives, but civic measures do.

Illinois Health Matters

Data Challenge Spotlight: Visualizing Health Reform

Visualizing Health Reform is the go-to source for factual, easy-to-understand information on health care reform in Illinois.

The Art of Community Wellness

Data Challenge Spotlight: The Art of Community Wellness

The Art of Community Wellness uses civic health data to demonstrate the importance of arts education to communities, civic involvement and overall wellbeing.

kevincurry

How to join (or start) a civic tech movement where you live

For those of you interested in starting or joining the civic technology movement where you live, watch Code for America Brigade program director Kevin Curry discuss how designers and developers are doing just this everywhere across the United States.

politifylogo

Data Challenge Spotlight: Politify

Politify simulates of the financial impacts of the plans proposed by Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.

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Appallicious joins with SF to launch park and rec iPhone app

Later today, as part of Innovation Month, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will unveil SF Recreation & Park’s official iPhone App, SFRECPARK, developed for San Francisco by mobile commerce company Appallicious.

goldengatebridge

San Francisco set to appoint chief data officer in revised open data legislation

San Francisco will announce proposed revisions to open data legislation Monday that includes the creation of a chief data officer who will serve as the primary evangelist for making city data freely-available to the public.

jackdorsey

SF tech icons make smarter civic technology pitch

sf.citi brings out the the tech heavyweights for a new video imagining what civic technology could do for a “smarter San Francisco.”

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