Category: Citizens

Civic data hackathon: Hack Oregon hacks on campaign funding data, April 5

There was a time—a few years back now—when the City of Portland was actively engaged in hackathons. And open data. And engaging with the tech community. That initial momentum has subsided in recent years, but luckily a group of citizens is continuing the charge—with state level data. Meet Hack Oregon. Read More

Open source citizens continue to impress with Open Source Bridge conference

Yes, yes. I’ve been helping with the Open Source Bridge stuff as much as I can. I mean, I’m not an open source guy, per se, apart from my ever deepening appreciation for the talented people who make the world of open source what it is.

When it comes right down to it, I’m an observer. And, from time to time, an extremely lucky participant. A respectful tourist in the world of open source citizens.

But every once in awhile, I get to contribute. Today was one of those days. Read More

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