Email is an incredible tool for many things, but it's also not a very good way to communicate for much of what we tend to use it for. And on top of that, we all just get so darned ...Continue reading
The Open Government
Directive encouraged states to put valuable government data online. In
this series we're reviewing each state's efforts in this direction.
This week: South Dakota
After an open records law passed ...
The New York Times reported yesterday about a bold and far-reaching investigation underway by the Office of Congressional Ethics that ...Continue reading
Nicholas Carr of Wired recently wrote an interesting piece on how constant internet usage potentially "shatters focus, rewires brains." In ...Continue reading
Today the New York Times reports that the Office on Congressional Ethics (OCE) is continuing to dig in to its ...Continue reading
We’ve released a cleaned up version of the House disbursements data that covers the first quarter of 2010, during which the House spent more than $339 million on salaries, expenses and equipment.
Last month we aggregated and analyzed all ...
There seems to be a recurring theme with transparency legislation. Senators just love to block these types of bills. There ...Continue reading
The House of Representatives passed a bill earlier this month that would prohibit countries deemed "state sponsors of terrorism" by ...Continue reading
This week's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee's meeting on the controversial diabetes drug Avandia, which the ...Continue reading
The Health 2.0 Developer Challenge launched last week, and I've been embarrassingly remiss at mentioning it. Hopefully, many of you are already in the loop and excited about the project. Let me take a second and fill the ...Continue reading