PRESS: Lost in the PDFs: Getting City Data in the Gotham Gazette

This month my work was featured in an article about civic data in the Gotham Gazette: EveryBlock.com, which compiles information from agencies of several cities and presents it in a friendly format, has been trying to provide New York City residents with detailed information about crime. To get the statistics for New York, EveryBlock’s “people […]

Independent Government Observers Task Force

I helped organize and participated in the Independent Government Observers Task Force Municipal Governments (Working Group Chair: Daniel X. O’Neil). This group will focus on issues involved in citizens attempting to build interfaces around municipal government data. Technical issues such as harvesting techniques and presentation techniques will be covered, as will social issues such as […]