FreshWrap: Advice to civic hackers, open data field guide, paint your city
There were a ton of great civic stories this week. I used to do a weekly “FreshWrap” highlighting these, and I’ll try do this regularly when I can, so here’s the first attempt back.
Here’s what made my radar this week.
Commentary on Knight’s open government challenge includes civic hacking advice from TechPresident Managing Editor Nick Judd and a reply from Philadelphia Chief Data Officer Mark Headd and Upworthy senior engineer Ryan Resella. See also what Global Integrity says the challenge tells us about open government.
Greece gets a CKAN-powered open data platform.
Open Banking Project aims to bring financial transparency to organizations.
Atlantic Cities profiles Derek Eder‘s work: Chicago’s Secrets, Revealed Through User-Friendly Apps
For the designers out there, Brand New links up to a microsite on New York City Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual.
Take back your city with paint: