technology http://hppr.org en App Competition Underway in Colorado http://hppr.org/post/app-competition-underway-colorado <p></p><p>Recently programmers from five Colorado cities began competing against each other to create apps with a goal of putting to use massive amounts of public data sitting in virtual file drawers of government agencies <a href="http://www.cpr.org/news/story/colorado-kicks-programming-contest-better-use-civic-data">reported Elaine Grant for Colorado Matters.</a></p><p> Sat, 29 Mar 2014 18:25:00 +0000 Cindee Talley 29729 at http://hppr.org App Competition Underway in Colorado Why is Amarillo in So Many Songs? …and Other Google Autocomplete Assertions http://hppr.org/post/why-amarillo-so-many-songs-and-other-google-autocomplete-assertions <p>You may or may not agree with it, but Google has some interesting things to say about where you live.&nbsp; You just have to know how to ask.</p><p>By manipulating the “autocomplete” function implemented by Google, bloggers and journalists alike recently discovered they can trick the search engine into surreptitiously suggesting what may appear to be biased or over-generalized judgments regarding various geographic locales. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 05:01:00 +0000 Adam Vos 19013 at http://hppr.org Why is Amarillo in So Many Songs? …and Other Google Autocomplete Assertions