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Code for America

Code for America

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Overview While HCL Enterprise has a 30-year history, HCL Technologies is a relatively young company formed, 12 years ago, in 1998. During this period, HCL has built unique strengths in IT applications, IT infrastructure management and business process outsourcing, while maintaining and extending its leadership in product engineering. HCL has also built domain depth through a micro-verticalization strategy in industries such as Financial Services, Hi-tech and Manufacturing, Retail, Media and Entertainment, Life Sciences, and Telecom. Sunlight provides databases of government information to university libraries [Editor's note: Adeeb Sahar, Stanford undergraduate student and Sunlight Foundation intern, asked me to post the following PSA about Sunlight's many projects of interest to students, researchers, and the public. FGI has no official connection to Sunlight Foundation. We just love what they're doing!] The Sunlight Foundation has launched a campaign to partner with university libraries to provide easy access for students and researchers by cataloging as electronic resources its vast online databases of information on politics and government data. Sunlight Foundation is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization working to enhance government transparency through free online resources that track political contributions, follow federal regulations and bills and monitor Congressional activity. Scout is the first free searchable database of regulations and bills from all fifty states and the federal government.

Company Information - About Us Company Overview The Allegiance Engage platform is a feedback system that continually collects and analyzes the voice of customers and employees. Engage has the unique capacity to collect feedback through multiple channels (email, Web, print, phone) and accumulate those responses in a central database for analysis and action. The Engage technology platform encompasses a family of feedback solutions including customer loyalty and employee retention; we round out our service offerings with professional services, training and support. Allegiance experts help companies to select the best feedback channels, customize surveys, and execute a strategic action plan to yield measurable results. Allegiance solutions are preferred by a growing customer base of Fortune 500 companies including SAP, VMware, Chevron, Dell, Intel, Visa, Citi, Johnson & Johnson, and Frost Bank.

UK Open Data Institute (Silicon Roundabout) Posted by Information Age on 28 November 2011 Share article 0googleplus 10 places where anyone can learn to code Teens, tweens and kids are often referred to as “digital natives.” Having grown up with the Internet, smartphones and tablets, they’re often extraordinarily adept at interacting with digital technology. But Mitch Resnick, who spoke at TEDxBeaconStreet, is skeptical of this descriptor. Sure, young people can text and chat and play games, he says, “but that doesn’t really make you fluent.” Mitch Resnick: Let's teach kids to code Fluency, Resnick proposes in this TED Talk, comes not through interacting with new technologies, but through creating them.

Simplicity Must Permeate #gov20 Efforts Hello there! To keep up to date easily, please subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on global open government and government 2.0 issues. Simplicity is not the Hallmark of Government, Yet... The fine folks over at the Telegraph continue to have great mashups based upon the UK Gov’s open data work. This Kid Made an App That Exposes Sellout Politicians The Greenhouse app highlighting how much money each industry gave Republican Congressman Mike Simpson before the last election With US politics swimming in so much corporate money that it's pretty much an oligarchy, it can be hard to keep track of which particular set of lobbyists is trying to milk more cash out of health care, fossil fuels, and other very important issues from one week to the next. But thanks to 16-year-old Nick Rubin, keeping track of just how much politicians have sold out has become a lot easier. He created Greenhouse, a new browser plug-in that operates under the motto "Some are red.

Government transformation framework - Ross Dawson's keynote presentationKeynote speaker Selection of Ross Dawson Frameworks Transformation of Government Click on the image to download full size pdf. Roman Architecture About the Course This course is an introduction to the great buildings and engineering marvels of Rome and its empire, with an emphasis on urban planning and individual monuments and their decoration, including mural painting. While architectural developments in Rome, Pompeii, and Central Italy are highlighted, the course also provides a survey of sites and structures in what are now North Italy, Sicily, France, Spain, Germany, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, and North Africa. The lectures are illustrated with over 1,500 images, many from Professor Kleiner's personal collection. View class sessions »

Anonymous backs encrypted social network 'Minds' (Wired UK) A new privacy-focused social network has seemingly won the support of hacker collective Anonymous. Minds.com has just launched on web and mobile and is not only a social network in its own right, but operates as a free and open-source platforms for others to build on and share things with one another. "We are a free and open-source platform to launch your digital brand, social network and mobile app. Declassified Government Documents Declassified Government Documents About Declassified Documents | Security Classification | Guides | FOIA Information | Collections at UC Berkeley | Internet Collections and Indexes | Presidential Libraries About Declassified Documents Documents may be classified for many reasons - issues of national security or privacy. A popular misconception is that when a document is declassified, it is somehow systematically made available to the public, for example, distributed to depository libraries. This is most often not the case.

About Ars Electronica Ars Electronica holds one of the world’s largest archives of digital media art covering the last 30 years. It consists of documentations of the Ars Electronica Festival since 1979, the archive of Prix Ars Electronica with submissions of artists since 1987, as well as documentation of projects of the Ars Electronica Futurelab and of exhibitions in the Ars Electronica Center and worldwide. Beside thousands of video- and audio recordings, numerous photographs, negatives, and slides are stored, as well as an extensive collection of print material including publications, posters, folders, and press material. Ars Electronica Archive goes public! 10 Lessons for Gov 2.0 from Web 2.0 What is Web 2.0? In 2005, it meant geeks embracing a set of principles and practices: using the web as a platform, harnessing collective intelligence, data is the new “Intel inside,” and others. By 2010, many of the dominant companies and services that embody or fuel Web 2.0 have become global brands: Google, Craigslist, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, and a host of new mobile communities or platforms. These companies are often defined by what they allow users to do: upload pictures or video, stay connected to friends, track and discover news, save bookmarks, create communities, etc.

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