Data “owners” can send you away faster than Italian bureaucrats. But here and there there’s hope, such as when a leader among the most protective keepers of data signals openness. “This is culturally difficult for us.” Blog post on two Intelligence Matters interviews, Sue Gordon & Ellen McCarthy. #Opendata #civictech #smartcities https://wp.me/p75ev2-1h0
What’s “civic tech” got to do with a cheap ornamental Buddha statue that managed to stop people from dumping trash? What’s it got to do with grafting fruit-bearing limbs onto ornamental sidewalk trees? Civic tech, after all, is technology used for civic benefits that usually entails data and software. #Smartcities #civictech
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