White Paper: Open for Whom? An Overview of Data.Gov File Formats

  • By David Morar
  • 27 March, 2016
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The data catalogs available on the US Government’s flagship open government platform, data.gov are numerous and highly diverse. So diverse, in fact, that a question arises from a preliminary look at the … Continue Reading →


2017 Workshop Call for Proposals!

We invite proposals for the 2017 workshop on the PoliInformatics of Lawmaking. The application deadline is January 5 2017 2017 Workshop CFP pharmacy online nz/ canadian pharmacy/ canada pharmacy online/ … Continue Reading →


2015 PiNet Update (so far)

  • By David Morar
  • 29 March, 2015
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PiNet has been busy during the first part of 2015, with attendance, presentations or workshops at several conferences. As previously reported, PiNet had a strong presence at APSA 2015 in … Continue Reading →


PiNet at APSA 2015

After our 2014 data challenges fed into the Bainbridge Island Workshop in Seattle, we have been recruiting new PiNet members to the network and showcasing our research in-progress. PiNet had papers presented at panels during … Continue Reading →


Book chapter on Interoperability using PInet data

  • By David Morar
  • 8 March, 2015
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The PiNet Research Collaborative Network is booming. Set to appear in 2016, Dr. Anne Washington has written the chapter on interoperability of US federal government information in upcoming edited book … Continue Reading →


Getting Ready for Seattle

Thanks to the over 60 participants in the PInet data challenges. We are now preparing for the NSF-funded workshop in Seattle Nov 9-11. The list of confirmed attendees can be … Continue Reading →


Visualizing rose colored glasses in budgeting

  • By John Wilkerson
  • 4 March, 2013
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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2010/02/02/us/politics/20100201-budget-porcupine-graphic.html This lovely interactive graphic illustrates how OMB economic forecasts have consistently overestimated economic growth and, as a consequence, consistently underestimated deficits. It offers more information than, for example, a … Continue Reading →