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What can we learn from 800,000 public comments on the FCC's net neutrality plan?

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Today in #OpenGov 9/1/2014

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Keep reading for today's look at #OpenGov news, events, and analysis, including hesitancy at the IRS, open data in Connecticut, and Tom Steyer spending in California.   

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Small Umbrellas

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Here’s a conversation that I have quite frequently during training courses when we play Dave Briggs’ evergreen Digital Eng

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A New Twist to Customer Reviews: When Brands Rate Customers

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As consumers, we love to share our opinions of a brand and our experience with it –the people we encounter, the products we buy or the service we receive.

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L.A. Hanging on as a Top Global City

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For more than a century, Southern Californians have dreamed of their region becoming host to a great global city.

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Four short links: 2 September 2014

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  1. Antilogs — There are companies before you who have done something like you want to do that you can copy from,
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Can Markets Make for a Better Future Cape Town?

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Spanish markets are an integral part of some communities. In a recent tweet Future Cape Town shared an interesting fact.

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Untapping the Potential of Science-Government Partnerships to Benefit Urban Nature 

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Promoting urban nature is a significant challenge for local governments.

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NSF, NIFA Announce $25M Water Sustainability, Climate Research Grants; Sonny Ramaswamy Comments

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The National Science Foundation and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture have awarded research grants worth $25 million combined for water sustainability and quality studies.

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NIST Issues Mobile App Security Draft Guidelines; Tony Karygiannis Comments

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The National Institute for Standards and Technology has released draft guidelines for government agencies to manage their mobile applications and identify associated risks, InformationWeek reported T

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One Year On From Car-Free Month in Suwon, What Has Changed?

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It's exactly one year since the city of Suwon in South Korea practised an amazing experiment.

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Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel Assumes USSOCOM Leadership; Chuck Hagel Comments

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Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel III assumed responsibility of the U.S. Special Operations Command at a ceremony Thursday held in Florida, DoD News reported Thursday.

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More Building Materials of the Future

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The gap between material science and actual construction is very far and very wide. It can take decades to move a breakthrough in engineering from a lab to a building site.

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Meet GovLoop’s Featured Bloggers!

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Last month, we

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Lightweight Project Management Made Easy with Asana and Harvest

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Tis the Season for Wearables Releases

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By Shannon Perry

On August 28th, Samsung and LG announced their latest generation of smartwatches in separate press releases.

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POST CRISIS: Being an Informal Whistleblower Should be Part of the Job Description

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Sharing Activist Reveal Plan to Turn Los Angeles Into a Sharing Mecca

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"One day it occurred to me that I didn’t know many people in my own neighborhood, and I wanted to find a way to do that.

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92% of Australia's Federal Politicians Now Use Facebook and/or Twitter

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I've been tracking the number of Australian Federal politicians using Australia's leading social channels for two years now, seeing the number using at least one of Facebook and Twitter grow from

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WEBCAST: George Marshall on Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change

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Why, despite overwhelming scientific evidence, do we still ignore climate change? And what does it need for us to become fully convinced of what we already know?

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Greenhouse Frames: Finding the Best Option For You

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While you’re busy making all the decisions for your new greenhouse, from the lighting you’ll use to the site where you’ll build it, don’t forget about the greenhouse frame.

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Four short links: 1 September 2014

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  1. Sibyl: Google’s System for Large Scale Machine Learning (YouTube) — keynote at DSN2014 acting as an intro to Sibyl
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Toronto Approves 755 Storeys of New Development

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Earlier this week, Toronto City Council approved the equivalent of 755 storeys of new development, a lot of which will end up in the downtown core.

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Should Bike Sharing Be Subsidized? Or Privatized?

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I’m a fan of bike sharing, and a satisfied, albeit irregular, customer of Capital Bikeshare, the convenient and well-managed public bike-sharing system in Washington, D.C., which now extends into th

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Renewable Natural Gas: Turning Waste into Energy [INFOGRAPHIC]

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For those of us on a more human time frame, the methane and other gases emitted from decomposing organic matter work just as well as the stuff you have to frack out of the ground… and, as you can se

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Tokyo Governor Explains His Vision for Cycling in the City

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In principal the Governor supports the installation of street level bicycle lanes, over sidewalk level lanes and is committed to expanding Tokyo's network of bicycle lanes across the city.

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TSP Talk Weekly Wrap Up

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It was a wild pre-holiday week for stocks but many indices managed to close near their highs for the week.  The geopolitical environment remains tense keeping investors on edge, and we got a stron

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5 Management Lessons From My First Year At NARA

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Scr

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How Would You Get Around Your City With No Gasoline?

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The fuel crisis that occurred in the 1970's led to a renaissance for the bicycle.

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Who Are Our Streets For?: A Q&A with 2014 Lee Schipper Scholar Madeline Brozen

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Madeline Brozen is a Program Manager within UCLA’s Complete Streets Initiative and a recipient of the 2014 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship.

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Make No Little Plans

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I’m a big fan of Chicago. Having now visited, I can say that everyone was right when they told me that I was going to love it. But I don’t want to talk about any of these things today.

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The Top Ten Best Busking Hotspots in the World

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In 2011 I went to forty major cities in thirty countries on five continents to film street performers.

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Exchange Lessons Learned and Use Cases for Big Data at Hadoop World 2014

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By Bob Gourley

The best minds in data gather at Strata + Hadoop World to learn and connect—and explore the complex issues and exciting opportunities brought to business by big data, data science, a

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A Must-Read: The Updated Urban Bikeway Design Guide

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In the year 2000, the District of Columbia had three miles of bike lanes.

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Public Consultation is Broken

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For new developments, the process works more or less like this: The developer makes an application to the city. The city reviews it and then agrees to move towards a public/community meeting.

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Building for BRT: A Q&A with 2014 Lee Schipper Scholar Erik Vergel-Tovar

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Erik Vergel-Tovar, no stranger to TheCityFix, is a PhD candidate in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he researches the rich relati

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Disappointed with Gardening Ideas You Find Online? OpenFarm Wants to Change That

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I love to share gardening ideas I find, or have even tried, but I know that there will always be specifics of a planting situation for which I can’t account.

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The FCC's opportunity to bring all political ad spending online

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In early August,

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This Week in Politwoops: a lone cone, puppies and a pub

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Cyber Threat Intelligence Feeds: The Top 20 Sources Of Actionable Cyber Intelligence

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By Bob Gourley

The discipline of cyber threat intelligence focuses on providing actionable information on adversaries.

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Hard-Won Experience: Lessons from America’s Biggest Disasters and Emergencies

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Katrina. Sandy. The Boston Marathon bombing. 9/11.

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Melbourne “People’s Panel” Citizens into Public Decisions

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We wanted to make sure the NCDD community saw an article from The Age about an intriguing new development in Melbourne, Australi

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What role does the contractor play in program management?

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What does it take to make the partnership between a contractor and a government agency? Government IT vet Richard Spires talks about how agencies and contractors can work well to find mutual success.

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CSC wins $80.2M option to support 45th Space Wing at Cape Canaveral

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Computer Sciences Corp. has won an $80.2 million option to support the launch processing mission of the 45th Space Wing.

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Victor Gavin: Navy to Focus on Network Security, Visibility, Modernization

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Victor Gavin, the U.S.

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In China, Local Governments Play Whac-a-Mole With Taxi Apps

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It seems these days that car-hailing apps exist only to give cities grief.

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Northrop tapped to continue support E-2D Advanced Hawkeye program under $32.5M contract

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Northrop Grumman has won a $32.5 million contract to provide engineering services in support of the Navy’s E-2D Advanced Hawkeye program.

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Tiffany Hixson: GSA to Use ‘Parallel’ Method, Not Halt Services Schedule Addition

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The General Services Administration has decided against a temporary halt to additions on the agency’s services schedules as it seeks to refresh and consolidate the schedules, GSA’s Tiffan

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Next Generation of GIS Software - Open House

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As a loyal Esri fan, I couldn't let this open house go by unnoticed!

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OpenGov Voices: Visualizing the U.S. budget and other civic tools

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Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the guest blogger and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of the Sunlight Foundation or any employee thereof.

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