Policy implications The growing importance of big data in healthcare is something I've touched on a lot in the last few months
This also raises important questions over who should oversee and regulate the storage and general management of this data
The government of Mexico is deploying a start-up, open data and a wildly popular group of comedians to force itself to become
Open Data: A Win-Win Model for Facilitating Transparency, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Human Rights-affirming Development
The Wild East of Resource Exploitation ODC's open data archives have long provided a much-needed service that even the Cambodian
Spire TalentSHIP® is primarily a Talent Science Bus. Gartner has placed us in the Talent Science quadrant. Our contextual
Such innovative approaches could make a huge difference to the way medical research is conducted, but they do largely rely on a suitable quantity of data to operate. So it's interesting to see the launch of Canadian genomics company DNAstack recently.
From March through June 2016, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the nonprofit Center for Open Data Enterprise ran a series of four Open Data Roundtables. These events brought together a total of 290 experts from inside and outside of government.
PREP can help connect communities on the front lines of climate change find the information they need.
That same principle applies to higher-order decisions, like where to send your children to school or which neighbourhood
'The people working in open data share easily the information they have. They have a spirit, a culture of sharing. I think
With his project "Dead Drops," Berlin-based artist Aram Bartholl wants to change the way people exchange information and who has control over it.
I've written a few times in the past about the increasingly collaborative nature of modern science. Most of the time, these posts have focused upon the productivity gains we see when scientists work together on research.
The next administration's task will be to solidify the gains that have already been made, shape a new vision for a data-driven democracy, and ensure that the leadership and resources are there to make that vision a reality.
Images: Courtesy of Plume Labs In the morning, I have a Plume Index Air Quality message waiting for me, with information
It's not every day one sees a fully-functional smart city, given crumbling urban infrastructure in many countries, so a visit to a metropolitan area that runs well and serves its residents efficiently is a delightful sight for sore eyes.
U.S. and Chinese mayors are discussing climate action this week. There's one best practice in particular that all others
Every political observer knows that we're living in a time of historically low trust in government and high partisan polarization. But a growing federal commitment to accountability and transparency could begin to change that.
Few things are more exciting than arriving at an unknown platform for the first time. Whether it's Grand Central Station
The movement of new ideas, methods and technologies through the Hype Cycle is inevitable, as we collectively take promising