I had the distinct pleasure of moderating the opening plenary session of the Joint Annual Meeting of COSA, NAGARA and SAA in Washington D.C. in early August. The panel was on the “state of access,” and I shared the dais with David Cuillier, an Associate Professor and Director of the University of Arizona School of […]
Category: open government
All that Big Data Is Not Going to Manage Itself: Part One
On February 26, 2003 the National Institutes of Health released the “Final NIH Statement on Sharing Research Data.” As you’ll be reminded when you visit that link, 2003 was eons ago in “internet time.” Yet the vision NIH had for the expanded sharing of research data couldn’t have been more prescient. As the Open Government […]
The availability of open data and new trends in data visualisation will transform how we understand our cities.
Due to the increasing availability of large urban datasets, it is now becoming easier to produce online visualisations that capture and help interpret the complex spatial dynamics of cities. Duncan A. Smith argues that as further open datasets are made available, … Continue reading →