While we’re still waiting to see the draft copy of the House Rules from the incoming majority today, we’re now... View ArticleContinue reading
Ultimately, Public=Online is focused on getting government to pass the transparency laws we need - laws that put government information online in real-time where we can use it - and we're going to do that by building a demand for transparency that is so large it cannot be ignored by politicians.Continue reading
Our next contest, and first of two contests of 2010 is "Design for America". As we talked about in January, opening government involves more than just developers: we need the art and design community to take data from our government and tell stories about it.
Part contest, part festival, the Design for America contest's intent is to inspire the design community to tell great stories about how our government works, what our government does, and what it could do. It's a contest as much about possibility as transparency, and with categories ranging from infographics to web design, there's plenty for all to compete in. Each category has a $5,000 prize associated with it now, and as we gain sponsors for each category, we'll be increasing the prizes associated as sponsorship allows.
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