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How reporters used open data to tell the story of the building collapse [LINKS]

"A couple of weeks ago, we experienced a tragedy here in Philadelphia; a badly mismanaged building demolition caused the deaths of several people. Out of this tragedy, however, I observed some surprising and creative uses of open government data that suggest future uses in crisis response."

The Use of Open Data and Grassroots Efforts in Crisis Response [Azavea blog] “A couple of weeks ago, we experienced a tragedy here in Philadelphia; a badly mismanaged building demolition caused the deaths of several people. Out of this tragedy, however, I observed some surprising and creative uses of open government data that suggest future uses in crisis response.”

If for any reason – notes about entrepreneurship for my daughters [Andrea Michalek’s blog] Plum Analytics cofounder and Infonautics alum Andrea Michalek offers advice on entrepreneurship.

10 Ways the Philly311 Mobile App Can Make Your Neighborhood More Beautiful [City Managing Director’s Office blog]

Xtium Named to Lead411’s 2013 “Hottest Companies in Pennsylvania” List [press release]

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