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Technology Tank | LIVES – Open Data Standard

Technology Tank | LIVES – Open Data Standard | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Raleigh, NC – Wake County is one of four early adopters of the LIVES data standard – an open data standard which allows municipalities to publish restaurant inspection information that can be consumed by apps like Yelp.
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Editorial: Obama has done poorly in providing open government - Longview News-Journal

Editorial: Obama has done poorly in providing open government - Longview News-Journal | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Editorial: Obama has done poorly in providing open government
Longview News-Journal
The report's topic is government transparency and its conclusion is that the Obama administration does a miserable job of running an open government.
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Greater Manchester Data Synchronisation Programme - FutureEverything

Greater Manchester Data Synchronisation Programme - FutureEverything | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

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bart rosseau's curator insight, March 12, 6:24 AM

NIce initiative in UK to actually establish regional LOD.

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ProPublica opens up shop with a new site to sell custom datasets

ProPublica opens up shop with a new site to sell custom datasets | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
It's a potential revenue source for the nonprofit, and a way to get more value out of its investigations.
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England health data fiasco provides perfect case study in the importance of trust

England health data fiasco provides perfect case study in the importance of trust | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Even if your data plans are as noble and necessary as they come, a failure to earn buy-in will leave you facing significant opposition.

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Important to know that not all open data stories are trustworthy.

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Open government: Data of the people, for the people | McKinsey & Company

Open government: Data of the people, for the people | McKinsey & Company | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The mayors of three US cities—Louisville, Santa Monica, and South Bend—discuss how local governments are making more data available to citizens and analyzing it to improve services. A McKinsey & Company article.
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Смольный открыл портал открытых данных и копию «Красивого Петербурга»

Смольный открыл портал открытых данных и копию «Красивого Петербурга» | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Смольный запустил тестовую версию портала открытых данных Петербурга, а также сайта «Наш Петербург», через который можно отправить жалобу чиновникам. Первая проверка показала: сайт «НП» работает, жалобы через него отправляются, коммунальщики на них реагируют, но своеобразно – звонят заявителю и предъявляют претензии.
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В Петрограде открыли портал открытых данных. #opendata

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WHAT IS (AND WHAT IS NOT) OPEN GOVERNMENT

This Prezi is designed for educational purposes. It presents open government concept and uses some Youtube source videos in order to give some examples.
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This algorithm can predict a revolution

This algorithm can predict a revolution | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
For students of international conflict, 2013 provided plenty to examine. There was civil war in Syria, ethnic violence in China, and riots to the point of revolution in Ukraine. For those working...
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ReThinking red tape | Deloitte | Public Sector Industries | Article | Insights

ReThinking red tape | Deloitte | Public Sector Industries | Article | Insights | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Government leaders are turning to the increasingly politically acceptable discipline of behavioral economics as an alternative to traditional policymaking.
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Open Data Day 2014 - Analyse von Verwaltungstexten

Open Data Day 2014 - Analyse von Verwaltungstexten | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Wortprotokolle, Gemeindenachrichten, öffentliche Dokumente, Wahlprogramme - sie alle sind Open Data mit unstrukturierten Inhalten. Am Open Data Day 2014 experimentierten wir mit Text Mining, Text A...
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Open Data Day 2014

Open Data Day 2014 | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Access Info Europe works to advance and defend the right to know in Europe and globally.
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Data-driven policy and commerce requires algorithmic transparency

Data-driven policy and commerce requires algorithmic transparency | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The romance of a better world through data is over. It's time to look deeper at who is using big data, how they're using it, and for the benefit of whom.
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That massive open online course on data journalism now has a start date

That massive open online course on data journalism now has a start date | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
In case you haven't seen the tweets and blog posts, that MOOC on data journalism I'm involved in has a start date: May 19. The launch was delayed a little due to the amount of people who signed up ...
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Press Releases – Knowledge Unlatched

Press Releases – Knowledge Unlatched | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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Tim O'Reilly on open data: Cheap may be open enough

Tim O'Reilly on open data: Cheap may be open enough | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Open source and open data. Is cheap and accessible an acceptable substitute for open data?

Via Yves Mulkers, emercoleman
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The Small Data revolution is the real revolution

The Small Data revolution is the real revolution | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

There is a lot of talk about Big Data at the moment. But these discussions miss a much bigger and more important picture: the real opportunity is not around Big Data but around Small Data. Not centralized "big iron" but decentralized data wrangling.


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Global Oil Reserves

Global Oil Reserves | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

Who has the oil? pic.twitter.com/7Njc7OD8rw


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Véronique Chenet's curator insight, March 14, 12:12 PM

Une carte très parlante : la taille de chaque pays reflète ses réserves de pétrole et la couleur sa consommation.

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“Open-washing” – The difference between opening your data and simply making them available | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

“Open-washing” – The difference between opening your data and simply making them available | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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Understanding Open Government Standards

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Knowing Is Half the Battle—@rogerkimball on information and history.

Knowing Is Half the Battle—@rogerkimball on information and history. | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Roger Kimball reviews Jeremy Black's "The Power of Knowledge: How Information and Technology Made the Modern World."
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Why Making Technology Easier to Use Isn't Always Good

Why Making Technology Easier to Use Isn't Always Good | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
We must take seriously our need to be challenged, or face the danger of living more productive but less satisfying lives.
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How Cabinet Size and Legislative Control Shape the Strength of Transparency Laws - Michener - 2014 - Governance - Wiley Online Library

How Cabinet Size and Legislative Control Shape the Strength of Transparency Laws - Michener - 2014 - Governance - Wiley Online Library | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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The day my M.Sc. thesis turned Open - Maximilian Heimstädt

The day my M.Sc. thesis turned Open - Maximilian Heimstädt | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
I published my M.Sc. dissertation under an open CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 International license.
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Diplotwoops: What deleted diplomatic tweets say about the Ukraine

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