open data

City’s acting CTO on Baltimore’s IT agenda: open data, WiFi civic

Oct. 30, 2014 7:49 am

City’s acting CTO on Baltimore’s IT agenda: open data, WiFi

In a city department still smarting from scandal, L. Jerome Mullen is pushing ahead with a number of key initiatives.
Steve Case talks ‘rise of the rest’ [Technical.ly Podcast] civic

Oct. 9, 2014 7:25 am

Steve Case talks ‘rise of the rest’ [Technical.ly Podcast]

The former AOL CEO is heavily invested in Baltimore's OrderUp. Hear Case share his vision for boosting nontraditional tech markets.
With restaurant inspection data in hand, HDScores readies for launch business

Sep. 29, 2014 9:01 am

With restaurant inspection data in hand, HDScores readies for launch

The app compiles and maps restaurant inspection records from more than 800 localities nationwide.
O’Malley appoints academics, GIS experts to state’s open data council civic

Jun. 12, 2014 8:15 am

O’Malley appoints academics, GIS experts to state’s open data council

The council was created under legislation passed during the 2014 legislative session.
Two big problems Hack Baltimore tackled at Hack for Change civic

Jun. 3, 2014 10:43 am

Two big problems Hack Baltimore tackled at Hack for Change

Civic hackers were challenged to eliminate veterans unemployment or visualize Baltimore neighborhood data.
“If you can’t code, you’re not Googling hard enough”: Chris Whong dev

May. 27, 2014 8:15 am

“If you can’t code, you’re not Googling hard enough”: Chris Whong

Civic hackers Shea Frederick and Chris Whong were at Betamore last week to talk about trends in open data and how attainable using technology and open source software to better understand your community can be.
Vital Signs 12, new website from Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance civic

May. 7, 2014 11:30 am

Vital Signs 12, new website from Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance

The release of the 12th edition of Vital Signs adds another 8,000 data points -- 150 indicators for each of Baltimore city's 55 community statistical areas -- to the compendium of neighborhood information available on the updated BNIA website.
Slumlord Watch blogger Carol Ott receives Google Maps Engine grant access

Apr. 24, 2014 9:15 am

Slumlord Watch blogger Carol Ott receives Google Maps Engine grant

Ott, who has outed absentee and negligent landlords on her blog for five years, plans to use Maps Engine to visually present the data she has collected on the city's slumlords and vacant buildings by relating them to other pieces of information, including crime data and the Baltimore City Council districts in which blighted properties are located.
Open Data Policy for Maryland signed into law civic

Apr. 9, 2014 9:15 am

Open Data Policy for Maryland signed into law

It is now official state policy that state government data "be machine-readable and released to the public in ways that make the data easy to find, accessible and usable."

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