Submitted by wills on November 2, 2016 - 11:17am
Stevens County has a new broadband speed test and map. It's based on the same Open Technology Institute open source code as the Seattle broadband map, and it's launching this month at the Tech Expo in Colville, WA
Broadband Speed Test
Submitted by wills on October 31, 2016 - 5:33pm
This fall a number of agencies have developed and published open data plans. It's been a great period for open data all around Olympia, and we're looking forward to even better as we go from planning to doing in the months to come.
Here's a quick dashboard of the plans from all around state government:
Submitted by wills on August 30, 2016 - 2:01pm
Here's an open dataset on broadband speed tests. It's from the mLab group, part of New America Foundation's Open Technology Institute. They have an open API, but for demo purposes, I used the web interface to compare Washington broadband speeds to some US and foreign areas that I think are similar.
Submitted by admin on August 24, 2016 - 4:27pm
Submitted by wills on August 16, 2016 - 10:20am
Submitted by wills on July 12, 2016 - 4:24pm
Work session on Open Data and the Public Records Act in the House State Government committee on 7/12/2016. The Open Data briefing is a StoryMap, available online here: http://arcg.is/29v3x3W
Other presentations are here: Electronic Bill Book
Submitted by wills on May 11, 2016 - 5:01pm
The Washington State Arts Commission has been working to improve access to art since 1961. This is what they do
They speak up for the public value of the arts.
They build leadership in and for the arts.
They strengthen arts education in our public schools.
They document the impact of the arts on our communities and in peoples’ lives, and
They share the findings.
Submitted by wills on April 29, 2016 - 12:21pm
OCIO's Open Data Guy and the State Library's Federal Collections guy announced the kickoff of Data Equity for Main Street at the Washington Library Association's spring conference in Spokane.
Here are the presentations and handouts:
Submitted by wills on April 11, 2016 - 2:00pm
For National Library Week I'm dropping in at libraries near my meetings to try transform my work environment. Today I'm working from the Seattle Public Library's Northgate branch, following a morning meeting with the Office of the Education Ombuds.
Submitted by wills on February 23, 2016 - 1:42pm