Understanding data can sometimes be daunting, especially if you’re looking at a spreadsheet with rows, upon rows, upon rows of data. To make FEMA data easier to understand, a small project team and I have been working on an innovative … Continued
As you know, last month Data.gov launched its new open-source Data.gov 2.0 catalog (catalog.data.gov). Based on CKAN, a data management platform used by many open-data catalogs around the world, Data.gov’s new catalog has received nothing but kudos from users. For … Continued
Want to know what the weather is? Today we have so many ways to find out: check one of many sites on the Internet – or, more likely, you’ll find the temperature and links to forecasts conveniently on your e-mail … Continued
Note: This is a guest blog post from developer Luke Ruth (see "About the author" at the end of this post) on mashing up Government Linked Data, leveraging Facilities Registry data from the EPA and Hospital Compare data from HHS. Luke is a welcome addition to the Data.gov/semantic community of practice!
As an undergraduate studying Computer Information Systems and Psychology at University of Mary Washington, I recently had the opportunity to perform a senior project on using open government content and Linked Data principles.