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How drone hobbyist John Taylor fought the FAA and won civic

May 22, 2017 12:57 pm

How drone hobbyist John Taylor fought the FAA and won

We check in with the lawyer whose recent legal victory downed the FAA's registry for non-commercial UAVs.
WDCEP and Byte Back have launched a new tech inclusion scholarship civic

May 12, 2017 9:50 am

WDCEP and Byte Back have launched a new tech inclusion scholarship

It's called the Pathways Scholarship, and it's targeted at under- and unemployed D.C. residents.
Mayor Bowser makes investment, data policy announcements at InnoMAYtion kickoff civic

May 8, 2017 9:43 am

Mayor Bowser makes investment, data policy announcements at InnoMAYtion kickoff

D.C. adopts an “open by default” data policy.
DMPED has a new blog for celebrating ‘DC Stories’ civic

May 3, 2017 9:54 am

DMPED has a new blog for celebrating ‘DC Stories’

The blog profiles community builders and local businesses.
DC gov is doing ‘on-the-fly’ data analytics to inform policy decisions civic

May 2, 2017 7:47 am

DC gov is doing ‘on-the-fly’ data analytics to inform policy decisions

The Lab @ D.C. is a full-time team of social scientists. “What we’re doing in here is on-the-fly [and] in-the-trenches applied research, doing data analytics, doing field experiments.”
Buckle up: InnoMAYtion starts this week civic

May 1, 2017 7:46 am

Buckle up: InnoMAYtion starts this week

D.C.'s yearly celebration of innovation and entrepreneurship is back.
Cool talk alert: Learn about Virginia’s self-driving future civic

Apr. 28, 2017 10:21 am

Cool talk alert: Learn about Virginia’s self-driving future

With smart roads and other efforts, Virginia wants to be the capital of automated vehicle technology. Learn how May 3 at the Fairfax County Government Center.
Want in-depth info about plants at the National Arboretum? There’s an app for that civic

Apr. 25, 2017 12:23 pm

Want in-depth info about plants at the National Arboretum? There’s an app for that

The National Arboretum's new app was built by Arlington-based mapping firm Blue Raster.
Cool map alert: WaPo takes a look at transit commute times civic

Apr. 18, 2017 7:33 am

Cool map alert: WaPo takes a look at transit commute times

Spoiler: If you live in the (wealthier) western side of the region your commute is faster.
Cool map alert: DC’s most lucrative speed traps civic

Apr. 12, 2017 7:47 am

Cool map alert: DC’s most lucrative speed traps

WBJ gets to the bottom of how much D.C. is making on fines from these cameras.

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