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Get Involved in a Brigade Action Team

A first version of priorities and a draft rally cry are some of the key items that Code for America Brigades should be excited about as we start 2017. But what’s really exciting for me are the opportunities for making … Continue reading

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Hey RTP: Get involved in open government

I gave the latest iteration of my “Open source all the cities talk” (slides) at BarCampRDU on Saturday May 18, 2013. When I got to my slide on how to get involved, someone in the room asked me if this … Continue reading

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City Council Has Perfect Attendance at CityCamp Raleigh

Originally posted on opensource.com and licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA. What started with a unanimous vote to adopt an open source resolution eventually became a long-term commitment to the open source way. How many of you have had an elected … Continue reading

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Ten Teams Compete for CityCamp Raleigh $5000 Prize

The unconference at CityCamp Raleigh on June 2 was amazing. The ideas. The passion. The people. For those of you unfamiliar with the unconference format, we gathered at 9:00 am  on Saturday. The coffee was a little late, so we … Continue reading

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A Preview of the CityCamp Raleigh Agenda

Here’s a peak at the agenda for Friday, June 1. Lunch will be provided from 12-1pm. There will also be a chance to network during this time. You should register so we know you’re coming. On Saturday, June 2, we … Continue reading

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Represent Wake County on transit, not yourself

Just sent this note to all the Wake County Commissioners. Transparency +1 You can email them too: joe.bryan@wakegov.com, paul.coble@wakegov.com, bward@wakegov.com, james.west@wakegov.com, phil.matthews@wakegov.com, Tony.Gurley@wakegov.com, ervin.portman@wakegov.com Subject: Represent Wake County on transit, not yourself

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How SPARKcon uses open source

Originally posted on opensource.com and licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA. Process over content. Aly Khalifa from Gamil Design and Designbox used this mantra to instill open source roots at SPARKcon—an annual event that showcases, celebrates, and influences the creative momentum … Continue reading

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Triangle Wiki Day a Huge Success for Open Source in Raleigh

Almost 50 people collaborated on February 25 at Red Hat headquarters, currently located on Centennial Campus in Raleigh, NC, to participate in Triangle Wiki Day. The event was a soft launch of trianglewiki.org, an effort to document the Triangle region … Continue reading

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CityCamp Honolulu Recap

Originally posted on opensource.com and guest posted on sunlightfoundation.com. The theme that emerged from the first CityCamp Honolulu, held on December 3 (the 17th CityCamp held worldwide), was restoring citizen confidence in their government. In a very collaborative and participatory atmosphere, … Continue reading

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Creating a citizen movement for open government

How do you get techies, govies, and citizens to identify, collaborate, and start creating solutions for your local government? Host a CityCamp. It’s easier than you think. The first CityCamp Raleigh started as a conversation about citizen engagement, but we … Continue reading

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