Tag Archives: Joshua Tauberer

DC Code Reunion Hackathon 2014: Results, storify, tweets, and resources

The DC Code Reunion Hackathon was held May 10, 2014, at Mapbox Garage in Washington, DC, USA. Here is a description of the event, from the registration page: In 2013, @tmcw organized a killer hackathon for the DC Code. At … Continue reading

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DC Code Reunion Hackathon, May 10, 2014, Washington, DC

The DC Code Reunion Hackathon is being held May 10, 2014, at Mapbox Garage in Washington, DC, USA. Here is a description of the event, from the registration page: In 2013, @tmcw organized a killer hackathon for the DC Code. … Continue reading

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Panel on Lawmaking in the Open, 4 April 2014, Washington, DC

A panel entitled Lawmaking in the Open is scheduled to be held in Washington, DC, 4 April 2014. The event is hosted by the Congressional Data Coalition and sponsored by the R Street Institute and CREW. Here is a description … Continue reading

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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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Audio and video available of radio program on D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government

Traci Hughes, Seamus Kraft, Joshua Tauberer, and V. David Zvenyach were guests on a radio program entitled D.C. Decoded: Open Data, Open Government?, hosted by Kojo Nnamdi, on 24 March 2014, on WAMU in Washington, DC. Video of the program … Continue reading

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Kraft: DC Decoded beta launched by OpenGov Foundation

DC Decoded, a free-access-to-law and e-participation service for the District of Columbia, has been launched in beta by the OpenGov Foundation, according to an announcement this week by Seamus Kraft of the foundation. DC Decoded is an implementation of Waldo … Continue reading

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Congressional Data Coalition

The Congressional Data Coalition is a new organization advocating for greater public access to U.S. federal legislative information. The group’s Website is at: http://congressionaldata.org/ The group has a Twitter account at @congressdata The group’s blog is at: http://congressionaldata.org/learn-more/blog/ Here is … Continue reading

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Legal data and projects worked on at Open Data Day 2014: Links and resources

Several legal data sets and projects were worked on at Open Data Day 2014 (also called the International Open Data Hackathon, and Open Data Day Hackathon), held 22-23 February 2014, at many locations around the world. The main event Website … Continue reading

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Tauberer and DC Council: Implementing UELMA for DC, and prototype of XML for the DC Code

The District of Columbia Council has launched The Cranch Project, “the Council’s effort to create the nation’s first UELMA-compliant, open-source, state-level Code of Laws.” UELMA is the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Dr. Joshua Tauberer of GovTrack is working on … Continue reading

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