Data is playing an increasingly-prominent role in business as more records are made more easily available through open data portals and public APIs. Writing for DigitalGov back in April, Bill Brantley discussed the importance of government data to the US …

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How does a block of ice nearly the size of Connecticut, which has existed for over 11,000 years disappear in less than 70 years? The full article is available on The BLOG at Huffington Post:¬†http://www.huffingtonpost.com/todd-r-miller/the-sunset-of-antarcticas_b_7921112.html      

Zippy apps and festive hackathons take a backseat this week, as the serious work of privacy mitigation and transparency in legislation get a leg up, and the people express their right to neighborhood crime data. Plus: NASA brings the world …

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  USDA, Microsoft to Launch “Innovation Challenge” to Address Food Resiliency $60,000 in Prizes Offered for Most Creative Applications Using USDA Open Data WASHINGTON, July 24, 2015 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is partnering with Microsoft to launch …

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