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Government Offers Data to Miners - NYTimes.com
"Many local governments are figuring out how to use the Internet to make government data more accessible. The goal is to spawn useful Web sites and mobile applications — and perhaps even have people think differently about their city and its government."
us  government  sanfrancisco  data  nyc  transparency  development  opendata  cities  technology  software  crimespotting  washingtondc  dc  municipal  stamendesign 
december 2009 by robertogreco
Boston to debut ‘killer app’ for municipal complaints - The Boston Globe
"City officials will soon debut Boston’s first official iPhone application, which will allow residents to snap photos of neighborhood nuisances - nasty potholes, graffiti-stained walls, blown street lights - and e-mail them to City Hall to be fixed."
iphone  applications  boston  government  crowdsourcing  transparency  technology  mobile  urban  gps  municipal  ios 
july 2009 by robertogreco
Why have municipal Wi-Fi networks been such a flop? - By Tim Wu - Slate Magazine
"Why municipal wireless networks have been such a flop...Real public infrastructure costs real public money. We already know that, in the real world, if you're not willing to invest in infrastructure, you get what we have: crumbling airports, collapsing b
wireless  utilities  public  us  municipal  cities  money  economics  services  government  policy  politics  broadband  internet 
september 2007 by robertogreco

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