Apps for Democracy Contest $20,000 in Prizes

Hi All,

I thought you might like to know about a contest where having here in DC for web app dev that mashes-up's public data. It's open to all. Here's the info:

Apps for Democracy will feature 60 cash prizes from $2000 to $100 dollars for a total of $20,000 in prizes. Developers and designers will compete by creating web applications, widgets, Google Maps mash- ups, iPhone apps, Facebook apps, and other digital utilities that visualize’s Data Catalog (, which provides real-time data from multiple agencies to citizens — a catalyst ensuring agencies operate as more responsive, better performing organizations.

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-Peter (@corbett3000)