Tag: open data

Testify: Field trip to the Ohio Statehouse

We are proud to report that after a delayed start and the numerical progression of testimony (which is to say, Ohio House Bill 48 got heard before Ohio HB 130), OpenNEO, through Beth Sebian, provided testimony in support of  HB 130 (often referred to as the Data Ohio bill) before the Ohio House State Government Committee. Aligned as supporters and…

All in for open data in sports

In honor of Game 3 in the NBA Finals, here’s a round up of sports-related open data resources. First up is this list from the California State University at Northridge. It’s available at other library websites too. Open Source Sports describes itself as, “Massive sports databases for you to download.” While it’s got links to interesting information about women in…

This Week in Open

No droughts when it comes to open data news. Make sure you share This Week in Open to nurture the ecosystem and keep it healthy. Then others can sign up for the blog feed, follow us on Twitter or visit and like our Facebook page. Hacking got more journalistic love and we’re taking the show on the road to Columbus…

[audio & video] Hackers, organizers and open data advocates take on Cleveland

A great morning on WCPN’s The Sound of Ideas today with Hack Cleveland folks Aliya Rahman, Nicole Thomas and Indigo Bishop, plus myself and Ryan Sibley from the Sunlight Foundation. Thank you, Mike McIntyre and David C. Barnett. For your listening enjoyment:   Or you can watch us in the studio here (scroll toward the bottom of the page). Although…

CALL IN TOMORROW: The Sound of Ideas will highlight civic hacking

The role public open data plays in strengthening our communities, especially in the hands of community members, gets a radio-hour’s worth of attention tomorrow: On WCPN’s The Sound of Ideas, 9:00am on 90.3: From crumbling roads to collecting trash to fighting crime, there are a lot of challenges facing communities, What if technology could help solve the problems? Now, you…