TITLE

The Wisdom of Crowds

AUTHOR(S)
Perlman, Ellen
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Governing;Feb2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the "Apps for Democracy" contest announced by Vivek Kundra, the chief technology officer of Washington, D.C., asking for ideas on how to enhance D.C. services through effective computer applications. The contest, which was announced on October 2008, invites the general public was invited to take data and convert them into useful and absorbing information for residents, visitors and government employees.
ACCESSION #
36491352

 

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