In announcing the new U.S. Digital Service (USDS), Chief Information Officer Steve VanRoekel told the Washington Post: “Think of this as [a team of] management consultants that helps you understand your gaps.” The Playbook is a next step for the digital president and a response to the HealthCare.gov disaster.[icopyright one button toolbar] There were gaping […]
Academics and researchers who support open access to research were able to take a (short) victory lap on Monday. Legislation that would have prevented federal agencies from publishing publicly-funded research results without the approval of the originating journal died after Dutch publishing giant Elsevier pulled its support. According to the Congressional Research Service, the Research Works […]
If you run a political site — such as a PAC or a campaign for a person or issue — then you should not be able to hide who you are in the WhoIs database. In other words, any political action site — a PAC or a site advocating for or against a person or […]
OpenGov West Panel Discussion – PPT – Slideshare embedded below To Come! (talk to me about hotels and wifi sometime) – Web Usability Resources On Diigo
In my digital democracy class, students are contacting elected representations (local, state, federal – their choice) in various ways to see how long it takes to get a reply and the type of reply. I told them that I’d do it as well.
In her campaign for California governor, Meg Whitman (R) has created a YouTube attack video which implies that Jerry Brown (D) has had an appearance on the Cheezburger Network FAIL Blog. Ben Huh is steamed: