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We’re hosting our next GitChat with General Services Administration Chief Information Officer Sonny Hashmi. Sonny will reply to your questions Friday, April 11, 2014, noon – 1 p.m....

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Over on Github, Luke Fretwell asks: How do you define ‘civic startup?’ That finally gave me an excuse to share my working definition: A civic startup is one whose primary aim is to...
Federal Communications Commission Chief Information Officer David Bray participated in our first GitChat, an open Q&A with civic innovators, that leverages GitHub as a discussion platform. Bray...

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In the early days of Twitter, it was easy and common to dismiss the infant social network as a simplistic tool that served a whimsical and nerdy niche. Today, Twitter has gone from the technorati...

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So much to read, so little time. Here are a few interesting bits that caught our attention this week: Bitcoin Could Revolutionize Voting Christopher Malmo in VICE Canada about the potential for...
Another busy month! Here are the three most popular recent posts (from the three-month period January through March 2014): OIDP Distinction “Best Practice in Citizen Participation” SecondGov: New...
The White House is now accepting applications for the 2014 Presidential Innovation Fellows program. Deadline is April 7. From the PIF application: The Presidential Innovation Fellows program brings...

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Yesterday, the world saw the launch of a new political party in New Zealand: Internet Party According to Wikipedia, the Internet Party is [...] an unregistered political party in New Zealand. The...
Over on the Code for America blog, Interim Executive Director Bob Sofman just shared a set of values outlining the organization’s “current thinking” on what makes effective...