Mashups using the same API (3)
"Find biographical information about candidates, read reporters' coverage of key races, browse campaign finance data and review the accuracy of" candidates' statements.
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.
API Moscow just opened its doors with plans to spark entrepreneurial activity and prevent innovative companies from taking talents abroad. The API in the name refers to application programming interface that PW, and many others, find the future of the connected world will be built upon. Although APIs will most likely play an essential role among the many startups that will occupy the incubation space, in the case of API Moscow, the name represents the connection where innovators, investors, mentors, and markets can meet and launch new businesses and products.
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.)
The US Army has joined the ranks of government agencies courting developers by announcing a new competition called "Apps for the Army" (A4A). The competition aims to promote some fresh ideas and practical web and mobile applications for use within the military:
U.S. Department of Labor Sweat & Toil
||The U.S. Department of Labor Sweat...||Government||11.10.2015|
TipsGO City List
||TipsGo builds money management apps and provides APIs for accessing information about cities, countries, currency, and more. Use the City List API will return a list of cities with country and sub-...||Cities||10.15.2015|
||TipsGo builds money management apps and provides APIs for accessing information about cities countries, or currency. Use the Tips City API to access information on a city's population, location (...||Geography||10.14.2015|
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|