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Making a HELLO WORLD with your signature!

Mark Allan Puchala II9 months ago

New members could use this to experience what it's like to use Co-Eventer, and maybe get a little Profile Badge for it!I'm doing it right now because I'm going to try creating quite a few co-evente...


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City Zoning Decoder

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryAs a citizen, I have ideas for xyz (starting a coffee shop with entertainment in a specific residential neighborhood, or building an in-ground pool, etc.) but it's kinda hard to figure ...


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Open Data Census

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project SummaryThe first step in making data actionable is to make sure the data is easily accessible. Many cities, whether they have an open data policy in place or not, have work to do in terms o...


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Expand Your Next Representative

Bill Busheyover 1 year ago

Right now there is an installation of Your Next Representative covering the 2015 Ramsey County elections. For 2016, we should add data to cover all elections in Minnesota.

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YOUR NEXT REPRESENTATIVE

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Program SummaryYour Next Representative started life as Your Next MP in the UK, and has become a cleanly designed way to find out who your candidates are, and to help your neighbors by filling in m...


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Adopt-a-Tree Minneapolis

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Program Summary:Public Awareness Campaign, Adopt-a-Tree helps residents find trees in need of watering and pledge to keep trees from going thirsty.Relevant Skills:- Javascript- UI- Ruby- Project Ma...


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OMGTransit

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project Summary:OMG Transit helps you get from A to B without a car. It provides real-time transitinformation and schedules, including many different forms of transit (buses, light rail, trains, bi...


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MinnesotaData

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

BROKEN PROJECT --- BROKEN PROJECT BROKEN PROJECT --- BROKEN PROJECTWhat is MinnesotaData?MinnesotaData is a repository of: - Access Procedures - Policies - Retention Schedules - Data Inventories  W...


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Civic Social Media Finder

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Program SummaryCivic Social Media Finder is an aggregation of legislators’ social media profiles in one place. Relevant Informationsocial media Google spreadsheet http://bit.ly/1jXDpQl - updateable...


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Adopt-a-Hydrant Twin Cities

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Program SummaryAdopt-a-Hydrant allows you to claim a fire hydrant to keep clear of snow so that fire fighters will be able to fight fires more effectively in emergencies.Relevant SkillsJavascript U...


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Adopt-a-Hydrant Twin Cities

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Program SummaryAdopt-a-Hydrant allows you to claim a fire hydrant to keep clear of snow so that fire fighters will be able to fight fires more effectively in emergencies.Relevant SkillsJavascript U...


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Minnesota Data Collection

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project SummaryBorn from the 2013 Open Data Day Hackathon, Minnesota Data Collection is an advanced Google spreadsheet collecting and cataloging 1000's of datasets available for Minnesota.  Includi...


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Municipal Equality Index

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project SummaryThis is a report from the Human Rights Campaign that scores municipalities on LGBT equality issues. Scraped the data from the website, converted it to HTML, and added latitudes and l...


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Vicini

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project SummarySpeak to your neighbors. Listen to what they have to say. Only communicate with people within a clear geographic area. Only follow topics that interest you.Have you ever wanted to st...


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Ambitor

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project SummaryAmbitor is a tool to help plan outdoor trips, such as to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, based on entry points, length of visit, desired physical rigor, etc.ResourcesDepartment of Na...


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Immigration to MN Visualization

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project SummaryCleaned and matched-up data to produce visualizations showing the most common countries of origin for immigrants moving to Minnesota between 1990 and 2010.ResourcesVideo http://vimeo...


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Sense & quantify aerial maps

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryToday to measure rainfall or snow, we actually have to measure to know the actual quantity. However if we can use aerial pictures and use it to measure that would be cool.Aerial photos ...


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My Issue At The Legislature

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea Summary:Hundreds of bills are authored at the legislature every year. Citizens want to know if legislation is pending for issues they care about. The legislative website lets you do that, but ...


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Mobile Voting App

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryDevelop a web based and/or mobile app that allows residents the ability to vote in local, state, and national elections. This would allow residents from having to go into a polling loca...


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Map items from the MN Historical Society

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryAlthough I can search the MN History Center's collection for images from Linden Hills, they don't seem to be geolocated or available in a map. It would be fun to have them on a map, lik...


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Catalog

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryA catalog of all the data that is available with the ability to vote on the priority of creating the services that will make it available.


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More robust business searching

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryMake it easier to find business entities by adding search abilities by person and address.


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Environment Tools for local governments and organizations

jschiroo8 months ago

Project SummaryCreate tools for city governments and conservation groups that communicate water quality and regulated activities. These tools, templates and examples could then be used by organizat...


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Environment - heat map of monitoring data

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryA question about arsenic in groundwater came up at the ideation event. Heat maps of groundwater analytes could be made using the MPCA's Groundwater API.ResourcesHere's a sample URI requ...


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Visualization tool for deserts

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryIn general, a 'desert' is a region that is poor is some resource. When the MN geocommons is online, it will be a natural place to ask questions like where are the food deserts? the nurs...


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Names, precincts, and voting

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryIf many people named "Marc" live in an area, what does this say about how the area tends to vote? What do name distributions look like for precincts? Which names are the most predictive...


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MN Directory of Manufacturers and Services, Electronic

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryThe SOS has data available to compile a spreadsheet or application of MN Manufacturers. "Nothing happens until something is sold". This data would be used by MN companies for marketing ...


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Urban Planning for Neighborhoods

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryNeighborhood groups need tools for understanding how parking (or other livability factors) will be affected by proposals to build a new multi-unit dwelling, replace parking with a bike ...


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Secretary of State API

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryAn API for easily accessing all the data on the Secretary of State webpage.


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Recent fraud list

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryI'm an attorney and often find myself answering client questions about whether some mailing or another that they receive is legit. It's normally not. I'd love to see the SOS have an eas...


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Livability Index for Rural Areas

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryMost sites, studies and maps that I have seen around livability focus on urban environments. What makes a rural location livable? Can we measure it and map it?Resourceshttp://www.areavi...


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MyCivic

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project SummaryMyCivic is a voter engagement tool that confirms voter registration status and provides detailed information about ones’ representatives and upcoming elections. It Combines data from...


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Comprehensive aging/caregiver service areas and eligibility info

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryThe state, counties, and a growing number of nonprofit service providers are offering services to older adults and caregivers. Given the limitations of the health care system and social...


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Waiting Time at the Polls

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryThe Bi-Partisan Commission on Elections' report stated that no voter in America should have to wait more than 30 minutes at their polling place on Election Day. This app would provide p...


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Voter Registration Rate per Precinct

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryCombining the Registered voters per precinct data with census data of actual population per precinct. This could be helpful for any group trying to register voters, allowing them to foc...


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Economic Data (API)

jschiroo8 months ago

Idea SummaryThe State should make available statistics on the economy similar to the IRS Tax Statistics web page.Resourceshttp://www.irs.gov/uac/Tax-Stats-2


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Homescreen for the Homeless

jschiroo8 months ago

Project SummaryA smartphone app that organizes and lists phone numbers, URLs, and apps that can connect homeless populations with various resources, such as shelters, health and legal resources. Re...


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People of Color MN

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project SummaryPromoting and Supporting People of Color in Business in Minnesota*  Online tools for reaching and encouraging the diversity of incoming population* Develop pipeline by matching const...


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Voter Registration

jschiroo8 months ago

Project SummaryMashed up data from the voter registration by precinct dataset with and created a project plan to help community organizers and political activists identify underrepresented, unregis...


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The Trojan Horse Radish

jschiroo8 months ago

Project SummaryMapping tool aggregating food resources in Minnesota. People can find where their food comes from to make informed choices about what they eat.ResourcesDepartment of Natural Resource...


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We The People (Government Petitioning Platform)

Mark Allan Puchala II8 months ago

Project Summary*Adapted from petition.whitehouse.gov*The right to petition your government is guaranteed by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. We the People provides a new way t...


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Twin Cities - A Peoples' History

jschiroo8 months ago

Project SummaryInspired by the Bay Area Regional History timeline; use Tiki-Toki to create a crowd sourced timeline (or multiple timelines) of the historical experiences of people of color in the T...


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OpenRFPs

jschiroo8 months ago

Project SummaryThe Open RFPs Project is modeled after Sunlight Labs' OpenStates. Open RFPs collects and makes available data about contracting activities, including RFP listings as well as awards, ...


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