onsdag den 22. juli 2009

Open the Data, Dump the Garbage

Så meget data og så meget som ikke bliver brugt ... Smid det væk eller kan det bruges til andre formål? Data kan være ubrugelig for nogen, men kan være en guldmine for andre ...

So much data floating around or rather is hidden away in forgotten dungeons ... Throw it away or can it be used for purposes other than the initially devised? Data can become useless for some but at the same time incredible valueable for others ..


Adam DuVander

One man’s garbage is another man’s treasure. The same could hold true for the data behind your curb-side trash cans, according to David Eaves. [...]

These are a couple of relatively rich countries. What makes the garbage example special is that it shows how local governments can make a difference by opening their data. And they can do it not with a sweeping initiative, but one little department at a time. [...]

Read more: http://blog.programmableweb.com/2009/07/08/open-the-data-dump-the-garbage/

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