Last week Clay wrote about how we'll be evaluating /open pages released under the OGD. The post ended with a series of considerations that we think are important: completeness, primacy, timeliness, accessibility, machine readability, availability without registration, being non-proprietary ...Continue reading
A fascinating series on new radiation treatments for cancer patients by New York Times reporter Walt Bogdanich caught my eye for two reasons.
First, because he bases his reporting--showing that there have been hundreds of people injured, some fatally, by ...
We just received a fact sheet from the White House, which outlines some of the policy goals suggested in President ...Continue reading
Copies of the SOTU speech are now circulating and there are several things in it that Sunlight is extremely happy ...Continue reading
One of USAID's high value data sets on U.S. economic and military assistance aka the Greenbook cannot be accessed on data.gov/ogd. Unfortunately, the source of the broken link is coming from the USAID website.Continue reading
After two extremely successful TransparencyCamps in 2009, and an unprecedented year of transparency victories, we're coming together again in Washington to build on the momentum the open government movement has created.Continue reading
To comply with the Open Government Directive, the Defense Department designated three high-value datasets last week, among them a listing of those requesting more transparency from the Pentagon. DoD released details on the 4,000 Freedom of Information requests it ...Continue reading
Two of the other data sets released Friday, probably the ones most useful to the public, the volunteer opportunities and the recreation data sets are already available online here and here in a better and usable format compared to the ...Continue reading