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Startup Weekend Gov at City Hall April 27-29

The first Startup Weekend aimed at connecting local application developers, entrepreneurs and community members with online government data will take place on April 27, 28 and 29, in Seattle City Hall.   “We’re asking the technology and start-up communities to help us find new ways to use government data. Startup Weekend… [ Keep reading ]

City Hall Open House – January 28

 Join Mayor Mike McGinn, the City Council, City Attorney, and City departments for a day at City Hall.                            ……………………. Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m………………….  The Department of Information Technology will provide information on the Cable Customer Bill of Rights, eligibility for cable discounts for seniors and handicapped customers, the Seattle… [ Keep reading ]

Two openings on tech advisory board

Applications are being taken through Feb. 1st for two volunteer positions on City of Seattle Technology Advisory Board. The ten member Citizens’ Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB – seattle.gov/cttab) helps guide city strategies and investments in our digital future, including broadband deployment and adoption, Seattle Channel and Seattle.gov services, cable tv… [ Keep reading ]

Gig.U webinar on December 15

Communities that are interested in how the national Gig.U broadband project might benefit them are invited to register for a free webinar to be held on December 15, 2011, at 11 a.m. PT (2 p.m. ET).    Sign up for “The Innovation Imperative: how your community can lead the next… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle refutes journalism professor’s criticism on data accessibility

Public accessibility of police data is a concern for everyone and a priority for the City of Seattle and the Seattle Police Department.  In 2010, almost all Seattle Police records were made available online to anyone with an Internet connection while at the same time safeguarding the privacy of crime… [ Keep reading ]

City partners with UW on fiber project

On November 14 Mayor Mike McGinn and University of Washington President Michael Young announced a partnership to solicit private proposals to provide high-speed fiber service to communities surrounding the UW campus. For the first time, Seattle will offer to lease access to its unused “dark fiber” to allow private companies… [ Keep reading ]

CTTAB to meet on Nov. 15

The Citizens’ Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Board (CTTAB) will meet Tuesday, November 15, 6-8 pm, at Seattle Municipal Tower, 27th floor conference room, at 700 Fifth Avenue in downtown Seattle.  The agenda includes a discussion of the proposed Apps for Seattle Contest. We’ll be talking about goals, success metrics and… [ Keep reading ]

CTTAB to hear from CenturyLink and Wave cable

The Citizens Telecommunications and Technology Advisory Committee (CTTAB) will meet Tuesday at 6 p.m. in room 2750 of Seattle Municipal Tower. On the agenda are representatives from CenturyLink who will discuss their broadband development in Seattle and their new low cost internet program for low income customers and representatives from… [ Keep reading ]

Don’t miss Brainstorm this month

Join the City of Seattle and Seattle’s computer labs to “Get Online” October 3 through 8 for a week’s worth of workshops, classes and open houses on how technology and the Internet can work for you. Find out how in this month’s community tech ezine, Brainstorm. If you have Broadstripe cable… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle.gov named Best of the Web

Seattle.gov was named the country’s best city web portal for an unprecedented third time. The award for Best of the Web in the city category comes from the Center for Digital Government.  Seattle also won Best of the Web in 2000 and 2006. Data.Seattle.Gov was also named a Digital Government… [ Keep reading ]