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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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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?
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Canadian Organizations Join Forces to Launch Open Data Institute to Foster Open Government - Techvibes.com

Canadian Organizations Join Forces to Launch Open Data Institute to Foster Open Government - Techvibes.com | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The Canadian Digital Media Network, the University of Waterloo, Communitech, OpenText and Desire2Learn today announced the creation of the Open (We partnered w.
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Tim Berners-Lee: we need to re-decentralise the web (Wired UK)

Tim Berners-Lee: we need to re-decentralise the web (Wired UK) | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years on from the web's inception, its creator has urged the public to re-engage with its original design: a decentralised internet that at its very core, remains open to all
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New Programming Language Removes Human Error from Privacy Equation | MIT Technology Review

New Programming Language Removes Human Error from Privacy Equation | MIT Technology Review | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Making it easier for programmers to enforce user privacy policies.
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Many to many: How the relational state will transform public services > Publication :: IPPR

Many to many: How the relational state will transform public services > Publication :: IPPR | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
This landmark report sets out a new ‘relational state’ agenda for public service reform that would address complex problems holistically, provide more intensive and personalised engagement at the
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This Week: Open Data is an Essential Ingredient for Better Development Research | AidData 3.0

This Week: Open Data is an Essential Ingredient for Better Development Research | AidData 3.0 | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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A series of events to mark open data day 2013 in Nepal

A series of events to mark open data day 2013 in Nepal | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The numbers speak for themselves – Over 400 visitors comprising of researchers, CSO representatives, students, techies and the general public; 11 open data stalls showcasing innovative projects related to open data; 8 teams developing products during the Open Data Hackathon; More than 40 people involved in OpenDRI Mapathon. This was the scene at first ever Open Data Day celebration in Nepal on February 23, 2013....
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Civic Works

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Overview The Civic Works Project (formerly known as the Civic Innovation in Chicago project) is program funded by the Knight Foundation and the Chicago Community Trust to spur support civic innovat...
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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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Opening up open data: An interview with Tim O’Reilly | McKinsey & Company

Opening up open data: An interview with Tim O’Reilly | McKinsey & Company | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The tech entrepreneur, author, and investor looks at how open data is becoming a critical tool for business and government, as well as what needs to be done for it to be more effective. A McKinsey & Company article.
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President Obama Comments on Anti-Corruption and Open Government

President Barack Obama comment on anti-corruption and open government during his remarks at the Young African Leaders Initiative Town Hall in Johannesburg, S...
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The City as a Platform - Stripping out complexity and Making Things Happen

The City as a Platform - Stripping out complexity and Making Things Happen | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
RSS Feed (Fabulous piece by @emercolman about turbocharging open data platforms for cities by simplifying them http://t.co/UbZ8LkTgiH)
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The News: A User's Manual - Alain de Botton

The News: A User's Manual - Alain de Botton | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The News: A User’s Manual The news is everywhere, we can’t stop checking it constantly on our screens, but what is it doing to our minds? The news occupies the same dominant position in modern society as religion once did, asserts Alain de Botton – but we don’t begin to understand its impact on us. In this dazzling new book, … Read more
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Interactive map helps patients find the fastest emergency healthcare

Interactive map helps patients find the fastest emergency healthcare | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
ER Wait Watcher enables users to determine which nearby hospital is likely to see them first.
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The City Office Trying to Innovate at the Speed of Boston's Startup Community

The City Office Trying to Innovate at the Speed of Boston's Startup Community | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The City of Boston's Office of Business Development understands fueling the local economy takes a nimbleness not...
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Academics Launch Torrent Site to Share Papers and Datasets | TorrentFreak

Academics Launch Torrent Site to Share Papers and Datasets | TorrentFreak | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Massachusetts have launched a torrent site which allows academics to share papers and datasets. AcademicTorrents provides researchers with a reliable and decentralized platform to share their work with peers, as well as the rest of the world. The site currently indexes over 1.5 petabytes of data, including NASA's map of Mars.
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We need GovernmentTorrents too #opendata #opengov #govtorrents

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