Use this Objective-C SDK to access U.S. Department of Labor data for integration into iOS apps. Access datasets like: workplace injury and illness rates, mine accident info, employment and wages reports, consumer price indexes, geographic information (states, counties, and congressional districts), and much more. See the API documentation for detailed instructions on how to get started and extensive code samples.
BetterWorks announced an API that connects data points from across an enterprise into a single report, dashboard, or method. The API enables companies to gather the data necessary to create and measure company goals. BetterWorks aims to "combine the power of goals and the value of people".
Challengepost is hosting a contest for apps that can end partisan gridlock in the US. Whether there's an app for that depends on... you. The contest opened March 20 and submissions must be in by June 19, 2013 at 5 PM EST. There are two top prizes of $1,000 each with a total pool of $5,000. Judging criteria include: quality of the idea, implementation of the idea and UX, and potential impact.
Cameras can capture what the human eye doesn’t always see, but only when they are setup and positioned correctly. One of the biggest challenges in developing an effective video surveillance system is eliminating the gaps in coverage between cameras, otherwise known as blind spots. Vumii, a maker of night vision cameras, has come up with a way to fix the problem. The Atlanta, Ga.-based company has developed a Web app based on the Google Maps API that enables users to asses a site and build a surveillance strategy based on the specific needs of a facility.