TransparencyCorp – Clickworkers for the Policy Wonk

The Sunlight Foundation has launched what it’s calling Transparency Corps. The civic minded policy wonk can devote a couple spare cycles to vetting earmark requests and other tasks that computers still need us humans to tackle. I wasn’t able to copy and paste the text from the pdfs (I had to go through a process of saving the pdf, then running OCR in Acrobat), but like all good crowdsourcing projects, it was nice to feel like I was contributing something regardless of how small.

TransparencyCorps Interface

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