As part of Sunshine Week, The Center for Public Integrity and the Sunlight Foundation are looking for help with The Data Mine, a new online series identifying inaccessible or difficult to use information.
Two weeks ago, the chief of staff for a member of the Republic of Korea Assembly looked over at me and, through a translator, said he was going to tell me why their political system is better than America's.
March 15 is the 25th birthday of the revolutionary dot.com. And as the celebratory site www.25yearsof.com points out: "1985's most lasting contribution turned out to be three letters and a punctuation mark."
The Sunlight Foundation is airing its own interactive broadcast of the health summit today with information that many TV channels can't (or won't) share, including how much each participant receives in donations.
It is imperative that the onus remains on the White House to fulfill its big promises, and incumbent upon the media and we as citizens to hold them accountable for doing so. That is the best way to open government.
This week, tech people worked together for the people of Haiti. Over two hundred volunteers are getting together to build useful systems to help out, working with the Sunlight Foundation and CrisisCamp.