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Rewired State

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Rewired State aims to show Government how to properly use technology to solve its problems. Its slogan is "Geek Meets Government!"

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Product

Rewired State organises events every so often where government and media officials are put in a room with hackers and techies and solutions and improvements are found for problems that the officials have.

The Rewired State logo also has a data section, where they link to open data they have found as well as APIs and other useful tools for innovators to use.

Impact

Many products have come about as a result of Rewired State such as: Job Centre Pro Plus which finds jobs in a given area, and What's on Their Minds? which records the subjects of an MP's questions in the House of Commons.

Events

07 March 2009 - the first Rewired State event, "National Hack the Government Day" 22 August 2009 - Young Rewired State

The next major Rewired State event is "Hack the Government Day" on March 20 2010.

External Links

Rewired State website

References

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