open data

Baltimore DataMind: use this updated map tool to understand your neighborhood civic

Mar. 24, 2014 8:15 am

Baltimore DataMind: use this updated map tool to understand your neighborhood

Users can search Baltimore city by neighborhood and "visualize socioeconomic, demographic, crime, education and health data for one area, multiple neighborhoods or all of Baltimore city," according to a press release.
Open Data Policy passed through state Senate civic

Mar. 19, 2014 10:15 am

Open Data Policy passed through state Senate

Both the House and Senate versions of a bill calling for more uniformity in and regular disclosures of state data have passed through their respective chambers.
This Ad.com civic hacker is renovating a Baltimore vacant [PHOTOS] civic

Mar. 17, 2014 12:26 pm

This Ad.com civic hacker is renovating a Baltimore vacant [PHOTOS]

Shea Frederick is known to Baltimore’s civic hackers as the developer who built BaltimoreVacants.org, a website that catalogs the city’s 16,000 vacant properties. Now he’s rehabbing his own vacant house.
Listen to testimony in favor of state Open Data Policy [AUDIO] civic

Mar. 7, 2014 4:35 pm

Listen to testimony in favor of state Open Data Policy [AUDIO]

As Technical.ly Baltimore reported in January, the Open Data Policy is being pushed by Sen. Bill Ferguson from Baltimore. If the Open Data Policy is voted into law, Ferguson said it will be Maryland’s “first formalized step towards an open data regime.”
Goucher College to host civic hackathon in April [EVENT] creative

Mar. 6, 2014 8:15 am

Goucher College to host civic hackathon in April [EVENT]

The hackathon, organized by the college's graduate programs department, is looking for projects that include, but aren't limited to, "apps, videos, websites, games [and] plans."
What’s next for the City of Baltimore’s hackathon bid? civic

Feb. 26, 2014 1:40 pm

What’s next for the City of Baltimore’s hackathon bid?

As of this month, just two groups submitted bids to be considered for the planning of three city-sponsored hackathons, according to bid results released by the Board of Estimates.
Open data startup HDScores crowdfunding its way to a mobile app business

Feb. 25, 2014 8:30 am

Open data startup HDScores crowdfunding its way to a mobile app

Crowdfunding of the Week is a regular series highlighting the technology, creative and innovation crowdfunding campaigns in Baltimore that might be worth your support.