Archive for August, 2010

Where’s the data? A ten year old problem, city CTO says

Technically Philly
Written by: Brian James Kirk

Late last week, we met with the CTO to discuss problems plaguing the department around opening those datasets and followed-up with Frank about how things have been for the last year. READ MORE.

Philadelphia, Your New Startup

Philadelphia is looking to re-imagine the way citizens communicate within their city. Code for America fellows will develop a web app that engages individuals and enables them to develop groups and networks that support neighborhood services. LEARN MORE >

Video Interview: Code for America City Program Director Alissa Black

Technically Philly
Written by: Sean Blanda

In 2011, Code for America will select five developers to work in Philadelphia for a year to create applications that improve how city government connects with residents. WATCH VIDEO

Code for America Labs picks Phila. for interactive applications project

Philadelphia Business Journal
Written By: Peter Key

A nonprofit that is seeking to get Web 2.0 developers and designers to spend a year working with cities to develop interactive applications for them has selected Philadelphia for its five-city inaugural program. READ MORE