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Maryland Science Center at Baltimore's Inner Harbor

monkey The Science Center offers a variety of Science Encounters to experience while visiting–witness live hair raising science experiments on the Demo Stage, view Global changes on a 3-dimensional sphere at Science On a Sphere, encounter the night sky in all its glory on our rooftop Observatory, and keep up to date on what to look for in our night sky with SciCasts.

url: http://www.mdsci.org/

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Anatomy of a Civic Hack: Freeing Baltimore’s Real-time Bus Data


This morning, the appropriately named transit app TransitApp released a blog post on medium, entitled “How we saved Baltimore $600,000 in one day“.  In it is a tale of reverse engineering the Maryland MTA’s highly-criticized and terribly clunky real-time bus locator app.  It’s a web app, and to quote the authors of the medium post, it “is treating its users to an interface that looks like is was ripped from a 1996...

url: http://chriswhong.com/open-data/anatomy-of-a-civic-hack-freeing-baltimores-real-time-bus-data/

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