Mashups using the same API (3)
The redistricting following the 2010 Census is an opportunity to change how the redistricting process is conducted. With knowledge and the right tools, the public can redraw the map on redistricting.
Gives citizens the information and the tools that they need to expose threats to the public interest, and to hold their elected officials more accountable.
Cities are a natural starting point for thinking about app solutions and visualizations that create value for end users. But legacy approaches to data availability and existing infrastructure systems are significant barriers to enabling the next wave of innovation at the human-city scale. ProgrammableWeb spoke with organizers from the National Day of Civic Hacking about how the global event aims to disrupt the way cities and developers can work together.
The New York City Economic Development Corporation recently launched an apps contest for the rest of us. Unlike the NYC BigApps 1.0 and 2.0 contests the NYC BigApps Ideas Challenge is aimed at discovering problems that need solving. Participants can compete by going to a website powered by ChallengePost and filling in the blank for "I want an NYC app that..." The contest is open to both developers and non-developers and no special skills are required. So if you drive a cab, work as a podiatrist, or eke by as freelance tech writer this is your chance to contribute.
U.S. Department of Labor Sweat & Toil
||The U.S. Department of Labor Sweat...||Government||11.10.2015|
MapFruition Demographic Inquiry
||The MapFruition Demographic Inquiry API is available in JSON format with an API Key. The API allows users to integrate demographic features such as population summaries, income, consumer expenditures...||Mapping||09.24.2015|
MapFruition Spatial Operations
||The MapFruition Spatial Operations API is available in JSON format and accessible with an API Key. The API allows developers to integrate GIS features into web services and web applications. With the...||Mapping||09.24.2015|
Zip Code to USEAC
||The Zip Code to USEAC API provides developers direct access to the U.S. Export Assistance Centers (USEACs) that have been assigned to all of the 40,000+ zip codes in the United States. This API has...||Government||08.06.2015|
Local Government Association
||The Local Government Association API is a tool that allows users to view and download open data about local areas (such as demographic details and performance data). The LGA API can help developers...||Government||07.17.2015|