Category: Civic Tech

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List of Public Data Sets

If you’re looking for data to play with, parse, or process, then here’s a great big list of public data sets I found via Data Science Central. Useful for aspiring Data Scientists and Civic Tech hackers alike, have at them and build something great! Copied below for convenience. Agriculture U.S....

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Quorum Analytics Announces Partnership with Leidos

I found this story on DC. Political data startup Quorum Analytics announced on Monday that it has partnered with Leidos, a leading Capitol Hill IT vendor, to increase its presence in the offices of our legislators here in D.C. and around the country. Here’s the Tweet announcing the partnership:...

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SF Muni Hacker Gets Hacked

Hak5has a show focused on security issues called Threatwire. Great show. But what got my attention was the SF Muni Hacker getting hacked in a very interesting turn of events. There’s other security news that you should be aware of as well. Be careful out there.

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Announcing the Gaithersburg .NET Meetup

Welcome Montgomery County has a .NET Group again! Yay! And we will have pizza! Double Yay! What: IoT, Smart Cities, and How You Can Make It Happen (Abstract below Map) When: Thursday, Dec 1 @ 6:30 PM Where: 9737 Washingtonian Blvd Suite 500 Gaithersburg, MD 20878 RSVP Link: Meetup Page...