July 9, 2012
It seems that news pieces are rarely written from a neutral point of view these days, and political news can be especially prone to bias. But how can the average reader, who probably has no idea of the political ties between those mentioned in a news piece, see the larger picture? Sunlight labs, who are dedicated to creating tools that make government data more accessible, have a new service that helps you see the story behind the story.
Government data specialist GovTribe has released a beta version of its GovTribe API. The API grants users access to the procurement data that powers GovTribe’s popular iPhone app, iPad app and custom reports. The API allows seamless access to government data across 130 federal agencies.
The city of Seoul is set to host “Global Hackathon Seoul” next summer. The first government-sponsored hackathon in South Korea aims to attract developers from around the world.