[wdmmg-discuss] Does anyone have any thoughts for this post on open data?
kathryn.corrick at googlemail.com
Mon Jun 21 10:56:54 BST 2010
This article by Dan McQuillan:
Open data doesn't empower communities
"Open data doesn't empower communities. I'm not saying open data is a bad
thing, but we need to highlight the gap between the semantic web and social
impact. Otherwise we'll continue to get swept along on a tide of
technocratic enthusiasm where hope lies in 'a flood of data to create a
Its currently getting a lot of attention on Twitter and some interesting
feeback. I was just wondering if anyone from the WDMMG team like to post a
comment to give our take on what he's saying?
PS. For those who don't me I'll send an intro email in a moment.
Kathryn Corrick - Digital Media Consultant
Mobile: 07901 914190
Email: kathryn.corrick at gmail.com
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