Data.gov

  • Five Open Questions For Data.gov Before We #SaveTheData

    Data.gov is coughing blood. The budget being negotiated by Congress will reduce the Electronic Government Fund by 75%, and the same open-gov advocates who championed the project for two years are now taking up arms to save it by persuading people of its importance. Data.gov has had around 1.5 million downloads in the past two years, but the impact of those downloads hasn’t been made… Read More

  • The New Information Age


    LinkedIn Founder Reid Hoffman said, recently, “that if Web 1.0 involved go search, get data and some limited interactivity, and if Web 2.0 involves real identities and real relationships, then Web 3.0 will be real identities generating massive amounts of data.” Reid is a visionary and certainly had this right. But the information that Reid described is just the tip of the iceberg. Read More