Jan. 6, 2014 8:00 am
Listen to the first ever Technical.ly podcast, where we review 2013 and look forward to 2014.
Dec. 30, 2013 9:30 am
Use the same password for multiple site, like three-quarters of American adults? Question how frequently you should change them? Give this infographic a look and it might change your mind.
Dec. 2, 2013 9:30 am
With a full year's calendar worth of structure, we're hoping we can bring more groups together to be more inclusive and collaborative.
Nov. 18, 2013 8:30 am
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has submitted its proposal to implement equity crowdfunding, a process to get average Americans involved in owning a portion of small businesses. Here are the dirty details, which involve plenty of preparation from the entrepreneur.
Oct. 23, 2013 9:30 am
In 2008, a Houston prosecutor used a defendant’s MySpace pages to help convict the man of murder. While the perpetrator appealed his conviction, the MySpace pages held up in appeals court as valid forms of evidence.
Oct. 22, 2013 8:30 am
That was the heart of the keynote address from academic, public intellectual and new media thinker Clay Shirky at the first ever Code for America Summit held in San Francisco last week.
Oct. 15, 2013 12:32 pm
Check out a new book by Anthony Townsend, Smart Cities: Big Data, Civic Hackers and the Quest for a New Utopia, as reviewed by this author.
Sep. 9, 2013 8:30 am
The Sunlight Foundation, the Washington, D.C.-based good government group, reached out to government staffers to create a list of the 50 most common arguments they've heard against releasing data. They include staffing and manpower concerns ("We don't have the people to do that"), privacy concerns and more.
May. 1, 2013 8:30 am
The movement of technologists grabbing hold of data and other information resources from government to better visualize or create access to these services for the broader public is catching headwind. This video from the Sunlight Foundation features a number of civic hacking leaders from a variety of cities to help explain.