Public=Online and Design for America contest launch @ Google

At Google D.C. office, Sunlight Foundation announced its “Public=Online campaign,” is the “rallying cry during this year’s Sunshine Week, an annual event to highlight importance of open government and freedom of information. It’s exciting to see growing support for transparency and to see progress that’s been made in last year alone. Every day, through sites […]

At Google D.C. office, Sunlight Foundation announced its “Public=Online campaign,” is the “rallying cry during this year’s Sunshine Week, an annual event to highlight importance of open government and freedom of information. It’s exciting to see growing support for transparency and to see progress that’s been made in last year alone. Every day, through sites like data.gov and projects like Open Congress, OMB Watch and Public Data Explorer, more data is available online. But there’s still a gap between having access to government data and easily understanding what it means. To fill this gap, Google partnered with Sunlight in its Design for America contest to make government data more comprehensible to public,” says Google.

More info: Design for America contest

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