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Re: In D.C., social-media pays off - example of semantically-enabled Web

From: Daniel Smith <opened.to@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2012 03:14:09 -0600
Message-ID: <CAABFPsCmrHgwQ_i6+fniycdFLo2_-sqcLdD0UrptecJf9GrVOA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com>
Cc: "Jeanne M (1760) Holm" <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov>, egov-ig mailing list <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Thanks for that Bernadette.
Very interesting the software history behind what they've done:
Daniel Smith

On 11/29/12, Bernadette Hyland <bhyland@3roundstones.com> wrote:
> Hi Jeanne,
> I thought this a particularly interesting story & emerging trend that the
> eGov IG may be interested in knowing about.  To me, this is clearly an
> example of the semantically-enhanced public Web providing useful data
> analysis ... in this case, for DC government officials.  (It is comforting
> to know that District of Columbia officials read a 6AM report ;-)
> In D.C., Social-Media Surveillance Pays Off
> ... The local government in the nation's capital is paying hundreds of
> thousands of dollars to a startup to gather comments on Twitter, Facebook FB
> +2.39% and other online message boards as well as the government's own
> website. The data help form a letter grade for the bureaucracies that handle
> drivers licenses, building permits and the like.
> Full WSJ story, see
> http://online.wsj.com/article_email/SB10001424127887324712504578133530033916570-lMyQjAxMTAyMDIwODEyNDgyWj.html?mod=wsj_valettop_email
> Cheers,
> Bernadette Hyland, co-chair
> W3C Government Linked Data Working Group
> Charter: http://www.w3.org/2011/gld/
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