Pulse

Pulse

  • saildrone

    Saildrones take to Alaska seas

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will redeploy the unmanned surface vehicles for research in fisheries management.

  • code for america police open data census

    Code for America launches police open data census

    The census lists types of police interactions and indicates whether open data is online, machine readable, up to date and available in bulk.

  • Census launches City SDK for civic hackers

    Census launches City SDK for civic hackers

    The Census Bureau’s new software development kit adds powerful tools for making the most of Census datasets at the municipal level.

  • Virginia community colleges pilot open textbooks

    Virginia community colleges pilot open textbooks

    The Virginia Community College System has secured a $200,000 grant for an open textbook program.

  • Energy infrastructure critical in disaster response

    Local gov: Energy infrastructure critical in disaster response

    Local governments cite the importance of energy systems planning for disaster response.

  • NY pilots program to teach English via mobile phones

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a program that will give English language learners free access to self-paced audio and text lessons through their mobile phones.

  • mobility survey

    iOS remains key player in public sector

    A quarterly report by Good Technology shows the public sector and education industry are top iOS users.

  • NOAA expands flood-mapping tool to cover the Eastern Seaboard

    NOAA expands flood-mapping tool to cover the Eastern Seaboard

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has expanded the area covered by its Coastal Flood Exposure Mapper.