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Data.gov Turns Six!

Today is the sixth anniversary of Data.gov. Data.gov was launched on May 21, 2009 with just 47 datasets. It currently features over 130,000 datasets from across the country including those from 83 Federal agencies and sub-agencies. Since the landmark 2013

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Announcing the Data.gov Help Desk

Data.gov launches a new data driven customer service platform to request data and report problems or improvements with existing data. New tools are making it easier to submit complaints, comments, and petitions to your government online and through mobile applications.

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Open with Apps

Data.gov now enables the public to open data directly with apps like Plotly and CartoDB for robust visualization and analysis. New tools are making it easier to visualize and analyze data at the click of a button. Data.gov is proud

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Data.gov Places as a Top 8 Finalist for 2015 Innovation Awards

On February 5, 2015, more than 800 government and industry IT attendees voted for their favorite technological innovation at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. From the original pool of more than 100 contestants, Data.gov

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Federal R&D Facilities: Open for Collaboration

Today the Obama Administration is upgrading Research.Data.gov to include, for the first time in one place, machine-readable data on over 700 Federal R&D facilities that may be utilized by external entrepreneurs and innovators to research, prototype, and test new technologies.

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Hacking for Change? Tips for the National Civic Day of Hacking

If you are participating in a hackathon or just looking to do something amazing with open data, here are some quick ways to get started. Find the Data To find the data you need: Search the catalog at Data.gov, which

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Five Years of Open Data—Making a Difference

by Jeanne Holm In May 2009, Data.gov was an experiment. There were questions: would people use the data? would agencies share the data? and would it make a difference? We’ve all come a long way to answering those questions, starting

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