Reminder – DC Week Hackathon + Dev Days – November 6, 2011 – Chevy Chase, MD

Event Details Who? Developers. Developers. Developers. Limited to 250 attendees. What? The DCWEEK Hackathon + Dev Days are a chance for developers to learn from one another, and work on passion projects/new ideas. Hack, hang, teach, learn…whatever. What are the prizes and give-aways? A $20,000 prize pool for the Small Buainess Administration’s Apps for Entrepreneurs challenge….


Windows Phone InfoKit for Public Sector Developers–Click links to download

You can download the PowerPoint version here  Joel Reyes put together this infokit to help developers interested in building Windows Phone apps quickly get up to speed – it can also serve as a reference to developers already building apps. This is a collection of Tools, Training, Resources and Open Data references that should nicely augment the…


Citizen Phone App Ideas

As a citizen and consumer of Government data, have you ever thought to yourself “I wish there was app for that.”  Here’s an opportunity to not only share your ideas, but take a great idea and make it happen.  One of our team focuses this year is to encourage the creation of these kinds of…


REMINDER – Random Hacks of Kindness – Global Hackathon – register to attend the DC event – June 4 – 6, 2010

REGISTER TODAY at!   Event Start Time: Friday, 6/4/2010 at 6:00 PM   Event End Time: Sunday, 6/6/2010  at 5:00 PM   Location: Washington, DC   Hackers Save the World Sound interesting?  Here’s how you can become a part of it: Attend the Random Hacks of Kindness ( Hackathon and develop software that saves…


DC Citability Codeathon Attendees – Come Watch the Demos today!!

Wow we are cooking up some awesome demos for y’all! A citable dataset from real data Citable map Citable video with open annotation Citable browser plugin Concepts on what kind of 3rd party apps might exist And then our unsung heros that did all the amazing backend tools that made this all WORK We are…


DC Citability Codeathon – Why the buzz?

Check out the following recent articles on the importance of citability and the upcoming codeathon in DC sponsored by Microsoft!! Enabling Eureka via Citeability by Lewis Shepherd, Microsoft Corporation Stop Fishing and Start Feasting: How Citable Public Documents Will Change Your Life by Silona Bonewald, League of Technical Voters If you are interested and in the area, come…


DC Citability Codeathon reminder – the week-end is near – Register today!!

The DC Codeathon on Citability is just around the corner – Geeks programming for a Good cause.  Microsoft and the League of Technical Voters are excited to invite you to a 2-day codeathon during the week-end of April 9th through the 11th at the Microsoft Chevy Chase office in the DC area. The focus of the effort is…


Citability Codeathon – DC – April 9-11, 2010 – Register NOW!!

Microsoft and the League of Technical Voters are excited to invite you to a 2-day codeathon during the week-end of April 9th through the 11th at the Microsoft Chevy Chase office in the DC area (please see attached flyer). The focus of the effort is on making government documents more accessible and citable. The event is open to…


Vote for the BEST Windows Azure Application for State & Local Gov Partners

Let your voice be heard and spread the word!  The submissions are in and public voting is now open for the Windows Azure Application Development Contest targeted towards State and Local Government agencies.  Click here to vote for the best application! Voting is open until Feb 19th at 5pm PST. Check out the submissions and…


Open Government Data and .NET

As mentioned in my previous post, I wanted to test the waters by writing a small app that allowed someone to enter a zip code, find all of their Congressional representatives , then find out the committees they’re on, bills they’ve sponsored, how they vote based on some issues… and then provide me the tools…