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First POST: Long Games

BY Micah L. Sifry | Monday, March 9 2015

House Republicans knew about Clinton's personal email last year; Jeb Bush opposes the new net neutrality rules; the latest in augmented and artificial intelligence; why you should be wary of the Internet of Things; and much, much more. Read More

New Tool Tracks Blight in New Orleans

BY Miranda Neubauer | Friday, October 12 2012

Code for America New Orleans has released an online application to track the spread of blight in the city, incorporating data from across multiple city departments.

Code for America explains that the city uses a legal process to prosecute blighted properties, sell them or demolish them with the eventual goal of putting them back on the market. The application is meant to collect information about blighted properties in one place to save time for engaged residents, activists and nonprofits, the organization explains in a blog post.

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