The Data Transparency Coalition will host Data Transparency 2014 on Tuesday, September 30, in Washington, D.C.
Code for America today announced the next class of municipalities for its 2015 Fellowship Program that partners civic technologists with local governments for one year to “explore answers to local challenges by engaging with the community, building applications, and testing the results.”
The 2014 Code for America Summit kicks off today in San Francisco and runs through Thursday. For most of you reading this, 99% of your Twitter stream will reference what has become one of the most important government technology events held throughout the year.
Y Combinator posted a list of sectors it’s interested in hearing pitches from in a “request for startups” that includes government-focused ventures.
Today, Sunlight Foundation announced Chris Gates will take over as its new president in October after co-founder and executive director Ellen Miller said she would step down from eight years at the helm.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s openFDA initiative aims to “make it easier for web developers, researchers, and the public to access large, important public health datasets.”
It took 10 years for the Federal Communications Commission to re-do its first website, and now FCC.gov is set to undergo a second overhaul since it relaunched in 2011.
The White House is looking for input on how it can improve the open government section of its website, located at whitehouse.gov/open.