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NYC Tech Group Seizes on de Blasio Agenda with Call for Traffic Accident Data

BY Miranda Neubauer | Wednesday, January 22 2014

(Transportation Alternatives)

For the New York City technology community, it is time for better traffic data to help prevent some of the unintended dangerous traffic problems in New York City. BetaNYC, New York City's Code for America brigade, is embracing the prospect of change under the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio by seizing on his agenda priority to prevent pedestrian fatalities to renew its call for the city and the NYPD to release traffic data in a more usable format. Read More

First POST: Informed

BY Micah L. Sifry | Wednesday, August 7 2013

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers: Cory Booker's web of tech industry backers; more questions about the NSA; and maybe Jeff Bezos just wanted to buy power in DC the old-fashioned way, by owning media; and much much more. Read More

An Open Government Advocate Joins World Economic Forum

BY Nick Judd | Friday, June 17 2011

The World Economic Forum has hired open government and open source advocate Noel Hidalgo as its new director of engagement technologies. Hidalgo will lead a team the organization is hiring right now and that will develop ... Read More

The Guardian Project: Building Mobile Security for a Dangerous World

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, March 31 2011

Guardian Project founder Nathan Freitas; photo by Nancy Scola. Read More