Tag Archives: Derek Willis

Schuman et al.: Where does the legislative data go?

Video and slides have been posted of Daniel Schuman and colleagues’ presentation entitled Where does the data go? given at the U.S. Congress’s Legislative Branch Bulk Data Task Force meeting, 24 February 2014 in Washington, DC. The video of the … Continue reading

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Mill, Tauberer, and Willis: New site for The unitedstates Project

Eric Mill, Joshua Tauberer, and Derek Willis announced last week a new site for The unitedstates Project: http://theunitedstates.io/ The site covers: congress-legislators: Detailed data on members of Congress, past and present. congress: Scrapers and parsers for the work of Congress, … Continue reading

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Mill: the unitedstates project: A Modern Approach to Open Data

Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation has posted A Modern Approach to Open Data, at Sunlight Foundation Blog. Here are excerpts from the post: Last year, a group of us who work daily with open government data — Josh Tauberer … Continue reading

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dat for legal data

Developer Max Ogden is building a new set of tools for dealing with open data, called dat. dat seems appropriate for legal data. Ogden describes dat as “a new initiative that seeks to increase the traction of the open data … Continue reading

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Wilson: Interactive visualization of U.S. federal e-petitions

In November 2012 Chris Wilson of Yahoo News posted an interactive visualization of the e-petitions submitted on the U.S. federal government’s We the People e-petition site. According to Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation, Wilson’s crawler for retrieving the petitions … Continue reading

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Mill: Sunlight Foundation releases Congress API

Eric Mill of the Sunlight Foundation points us to Sunlight Congress API released yesterday. Here is a description: A live JSON API for the people and work of Congress, provided by the Sunlight Foundation. Features Lots of features and data … Continue reading

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