The Wisdom of Crowds

Perlman, Ellen
February 2009
Governing;Feb2009, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p46
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.


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