We're still recovering from all the excitement and lessons of the weekend's successful TransparencyCamp and would love to share some favorites photos we found on the event's flickr pool - please add yours if you attended!Continue reading
TransparencyCamp ‘11 will be held on April 30 – May 1 at Microsoft’s offices in Friendship Heights. (The location is... View ArticleContinue reading
With TransparencyCamp kicking off this weekend, I want to issue a challenge to the entire open government and transparency community to help solve three big, easy problems. Starting this weekend, I'd like us to plan how we're going to solve these problems, and to have them solved them all by July 4th, 2010. We'll call it "Data Independence Day."
These ideas need full participation from as many people as possible and as many ideas as possible to get the best result. As such-- in conjunction with Phil Ashlock (who is awesome) over at TOPP Labs (who are awesome) we'll be working on these not only at TransparencyCamp here in Washington, DC but also at OpenGov West (which is awesome)
Here are the three big problems I want us to solve together:Continue reading
Transparency Camp is an un-conference designed to convene a trans-partisan tribe of open government advocates from all walks — government representatives, technologists, developers, NGOs, wonks and activists — to share knowledge on how to use new technologies to make our government transparent and meaningfully accessible to the public.Continue reading
Here are a few of the more interesting media mentions of Sunlight and our friends and grantees from this week:... View ArticleContinue reading
Yesterday we sent out a request for people to tell us what they thought of TransparencyCamp. Here's a word cloud of their responses I thought we'd share: