ENTRIES TAGGED "government data"
Harvey Lewis shares insights from Deloitte UK's research on the open data economy.
Yo Yoshida's startup, Appallicious, is using San Francisco's government data as a backbone.
A data-driven investigation of emergency response times by the Los Angeles Data Desk found larger issues.
Matching the missing to the dead involves reconciling two national databases.
Data from NOAA is used to map the strength and paths of tornadoes.
John Nelson's visualization taps NOAA historical data to map tornado paths and strengths.
One report says the Hadoop market is booming while another says federal data usage isn't.
In this week's big data news, an IDC report points to the booming market for Hadoop and MapReduce (and if proposals for Strata are any indication, this is indeed a good time for big data).
The 1940 census makes its data debut, and the White House shows off its data initiative.
In this week's data news, the National Archives releases the data from the 1940 Census, the federal government outlines its big data plans, and an app uproar leads to good thinking on privacy and sharing.
The goal of the Health Data Initiative is to be the NOAA of health data.
The Health Data Initiative’s annual “Health Datapalooza” is behing held June 5-6 in Washington, D.C. The deadline for applications is just a few weeks away (March 30).
Hacking a Texas city, RIP Michael S. Hart, and the bar is raised for open gov visualizations.
This week on O'Reilly: Christopher Groskopf explained how he's going to hack a Texas city, Nat Torkington said goodbye to Project Gutenberg founder Michael S. Hart, and the value of government data visualizations reached a new standard thanks to LookatCook.com.
Tom Steinberg on making a website vs making a difference.
Tom Steinberg, head of the UK's civic-hacking non-profit mySociety, uses the launch of the new FixMyTransport to reflect on how organizations can help their open data efforts achieve sustainability.