Category: technology

Civic Technology: Civic > Tech

It’s been about 2 years since I transitioned from the World Bank to my current position at Humanity United. It was not easy for me to take a break from fields I remain passionate about (international development, transparency, data, etc), but I have enjoyed learning and the deep dive into new issues (forced labor, migration, […]

Recap: Open Data Day 2015- Washington DC

February may be the shortest month of the year, but for Open Data enthusiasts around the world, February holds our biggest hopes and offers signs of a burgeoning international movement. On Open Data Day (Feb 21) almost 200 global locations (browse¬†#OpenDataDay for a flavor) held events celebrating Open Data through skills-building, networking, and use to […]

2065: The Future of Technology, Data, Citizen Engagement, and Open Government

In 1964, Isaac Asimov boldly shared his thoughts on the distant year of 2014. While Asimov’s prescient look 50 years into the future identified some accurate hits (smart homes, video-chatting, 3D television, and self-driving cars), there are also some disappointing misses (more readily available space travel, flying cars, and underwater colonies) that have yet to […]