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New Contributors, New Charts.

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 15 2008

It’s spring, and time for some housekeeping news. First, we are very, very pleased to announce a handful of new contributors to the site. Some have already posted, others will shortly, and they all are guaranteed ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary Conveys That "Conversation" Feeling

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 15 2008

Voto Latino and Sí TV team up to produce a citizen journalism contest called Crash the Parties; Wonkette is sold, memories are triggered; Steve Johnson compares ants to politics; more on Mayhill Fowler, the citizen ... Read More

Daily Digest: Hillary Conveys That "Conversation" Feeling

BY Joshua Levy | Tuesday, April 15 2008

Voto Latino and Sí TV team up to produce a citizen journalism contest called Crash the Parties; Wonkette is sold, memories are triggered; Steve Johnson compares ants to politics; more on Mayhill Fowler, the citizen ... Read More

Rasiej on NPR

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 14 2008

TechPresident publisher Andrew Rasiej was on Talk of the Nation earlier today, talking about how government is plenty up to date when it comes to doing online tax returns, but when it comes to deciding how to spend those ... Read More

We've Been Had: McCain Girls Revealed!

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 14 2008

...In which your humble blogger realizes he's been had. The New York Times' Brian Stelter gets my utmost respect today: he reveals that the McCain Girls -- three women with window-cracking voices that did their best to ... Read More

Daily Digest: Bittergate Bubbles Up

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 14 2008

The quest for the conservative MoveOn continues; Bittergate erupts from a citizen journalist's reporting; Bitter Voters for Obama supports their candidate; a Twitter feed reports every new superdelegate to declare his or ... Read More

Daily Digest: Bittergate Bubbles Up

BY Joshua Levy | Monday, April 14 2008

The quest for the conservative MoveOn continues; Bittergate erupts from a citizen journalist's reporting; Bitter Voters for Obama supports their candidate; a Twitter feed reports every new superdelegate to declare his or ... Read More

Daily Digest: A Barack Blowout?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 11 2008

Because it's Friday, we bring you Bras for Hillary; Compete data shows a blowout for Barack Obama, but RealClearPolitics averages show a different story; are suffering from election fatigue?; GroundReport posts a ... Read More

Daily Digest: A Barack Blowout?

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 11 2008

Because it's Friday, we bring you Bras for Hillary; Compete data shows a blowout for Barack Obama, but RealClearPolitics averages show a different story; are suffering from election fatigue?; GroundReport posts a ... Read More

Favorite Videos of the Week: The Audacity of Eminem Impressions

BY Joshua Levy | Friday, April 11 2008

It's favorite video time! Andy Cobb laments the end of Hillary's run; Obama Girl returns (again); Elton John enters U.S. politics; a conservative rapper does that really-fast-rapping thing like Eminem; and Barack Obama ... Read More

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's ...

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NYC Open Data Advocates Focus on Quality And Value Over Quantity

The New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications plans to publish more than double the amount of datasets this year than it published to the portal last year, new Commissioner Anne Roest wrote last week in an annual report mandated by the city's open data law, with 135 datasets scheduled to be released this year, and almost 100 more to come in 2015. But as preparations are underway for City Council open data oversight hearings in the fall, what matters more to advocates than the absolute number of the datasets is their quality. GO

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