Cities and Counties Try Facebook for Government

Steve Craig, the 311 director of Somerville, Mass., believes that social media is a handy delivery tool for city service — but it’s technically one that jurisdictions can do without.

Cities and Counties Try Facebook for Government.

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Ten building blocks of an open data initiative

Ten building blocks of an open data initiative

Successful open data initiatives involve more than just putting datasets online. This research note draws on an exploration of a number of different open data projects around the world to highlight key building blocks that open data initiatives commonly involve.”

 

Ten building blocks of an open data initiative.

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New York City Launches Digital Toolkit for Small Businesses

New York City Launches Digital Toolkit for Small Businesses

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday announced the city’s first Digital Toolkit for small businesses, a new education program aimed at helping the small businesses of New York City develop their online presence and social media strategies. The program will be administered by the city’s Small Business Services department at their local education centers throughout the five boroughs.

New York City Launches Digital Toolkit for Small Businesses.

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“We the Coders”: White House commits open source code on Github – O’Reilly Radar Tumblr

“…we’re launching a new online tool — called “We the People” — to allow Americans to directly petition the White House, and we’ll share that technology so any government in the world can enable its citizens to do the same.” — President Barack Obama, September 20, 2011

“We the Coders”: White House commits open source code on Github – O’Reilly Radar Tumblr.

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ClassDojo Lands $1.6M to Improve Student Character & Behavior – Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff – DigLN, edchat, EdTech

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ClassDojo Lands $1.6M to Improve Student Character & Behavior – Getting Smart by Getting Smart Staff – DigLN, edchat, EdTech.

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New Apps “Listen” For the Secrets Behind Political Ads

New Apps “Listen” For the Secrets Behind Political Ads.

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Teachers Easy Guide on How to Evaluate Web content for Classroom Inclusion

How to evaluate web content for teachers and educators using internet content for classroom

Teachers Easy Guide on How to Evaluate Web content for Classroom Inclusion.

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