ENTRIES TAGGED "apps"

How to create sustainable open data projects with purpose

How to create sustainable open data projects with purpose

Tom Steinberg on making a website vs making a difference.

Tom Steinberg, head of the UK's civic-hacking non-profit mySociety, uses the launch of the new FixMyTransport to reflect on how organizations can help their open data efforts achieve sustainability.

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Mobile apps and the quiet handling of data

Mobile apps and the quiet handling of data

There's considerable difference in how PC software and mobile apps handle data.

PC-based applications often have to get clearance from users before they can gather and transmit data. Mobile apps, however, follow a different path.

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Open health data: Spurring better decisions and new businesses

Open health data: Spurring better decisions and new businesses

The co-founder of a health app company discusses the opportunities health data creates.

The iTriage app marries open government data with private information. Peter Hudson, one of the co-founders of the company behind the app, discusses the business and patient opportunities government health data creates.

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