Mashups using the same API (3)
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.
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.
"In any organization you can be a Dilbert or a Wally," according to Craigslist founder Craig Newmark. "Dilbert hasn't given up yet, but Wally has." The analogy was appropriate for the developer-heavy crowd at the Open APIs for Government event. The setting--San Francisco City Hall--was also appropriate, because Newmark may have been speaking more to those in charge of continuing to open up government data.
The opportunities for European startups to access government open data via APIs to create innovative business models are yet to materialize. That's the read-between-the-lines message from a panel session hosted today at Internetdagarna, a two-day Swedish cloud industry event that will tomorrow see a full day's program hosted by NordicAPIs.
||7-Election by 7-Eleven is a Presidential poll where 7-Eleven customers vote on their favorite candidate by choosing either a blue coffee cup, Obama, or red coffee cup, Romney. The results of these...||Government||08.30.2012|
Aadhaar UIDAI Authentication
||The UIDAI's mandate is to issue every resident a unique identification number linked to the resident's demographic and biometric information, which they can use to identify themselves anywhere in...||Government||06.28.2011|
||The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) hosts a RESTful API that gives developers access to data held by Australia's national statistics agency. The ABS collects data concerning a wide range of...||Big Data||07.21.2014|
Abundant World Population
||The Population Around the World API returns the human population for 227 countries or for the world. This SOAP-based API refers to the U.S. Census Bureau for its population data.||Government||01.13.2012|
||The ActBlue API provides programmatic access to much of ActBlue's data. ActBlue helps individuals and organizations raise money for Democratic candidates and committees across the country. The...||Government||12.23.2010|