Mashups using the same API (2)
The winners of NYC BigApps 2.0 competion have been announced. In one of the largest open government initiatives of its kind, the competition provided developers with access to over 350 sets of official New York City data and asked them to build applications on top of that. The public round of voting commenced in February, to choose from 58 applications that spanned mobile, web and SMS Apps that targeting various NYC public data sets.
The fusion of technology and journalism continues apace. On a Manhattan rooftop next month, an emerging breed of journo-geeks will enjoy a coming-out party of sorts, in the form of a Hacks/Hackers mixer at Gawker's NoLIta headquarters. Across the Atlantic, meanwhile, there's less glitz but growing interest in the marriage of news and technology, as evidenced by the European Journalism Centre's standing-room-only roundtable on data-driven journalism last week in Amsterdam. (I attended and spoke about the creation of the Data Desk at my alma mater, the Los Angeles Times.)
President Obama announced four initiatives to advance the Open Government Partnership's goal of increasing transparency, driving innovation and promoting accountability.
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