The winners of Washington D.C.'s Apps for Democracy mashup contest were announced by Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and CTO Vivek Kundra. The contest invited software developers to utilize Washington's large public data catalog to develop applications that will make the data more readily accessible and useful for citizens.
As we noted the other day, we've seen an increase in the rate of new APIs added to our API directory. Some of the latest entries include a new job search API, an API for accessing book metadata in RDF, a movie clip API (our recent coverage), and an API for researchers in archaeology, museum collections, and other field sciences. More details on each of these below: