Posts Tagged: democratizing

A manifesto for liberating data

My book, “Data Dynamite: how liberating information will transform our world,” is in print! Because I argue in the book that liberating data can have the same transformative effect that Martin Luther had translating the Bible into vernacular German and printing it instead of copying it, I ended the book with my variation on Luther’s… Read more »

On April 15th, think of TurboTax as model for local government’s Recovery.gov reports (& federal reporting in general

This ran yesterday in TechPresident. Since then I’ve gotten a number of favorable responses, including several that suggested the government should actually consider having Intuit design the site. As I thought more about it, it seems to me that this approach — of a process in which muncipalities and states wouldn’t have to make any… Read more »