The people say that when alms are generous, the people are distrustful.
And here’s what to worry about. The alms that abound in Italy are a meme: open date. A mystification, a dissemination of information not based on the precious knowledge of facts, intentional dissemination – is the concrete risk of dragging Italy into a dangerous position.
Continue reading “Open Data: I did not understand anything. Is Italian zeitgeist ignorant?”
Much of the really useful information has always been hidden in various systems around the world, and even the largest institutes have been reluctant to share their results. Most of the public data was not made available under license with redistribution permission. This is the past.
We come to the present: in several parts of the globe we have witnessed the data release actions of some activists who have become, in fact, Robin Hood of open data !
Continue reading “Forecasts 2011: Linked Open Data for MuseoTorino. Best wishes!”