Tag: definition

Shouldn’t text be open data too? The search for an inclusive data definition

Open data policies should be remixed and reformulated to best suit individual cities’ needs. (Photo credit: Justin Grimes/Flickr) As our friends at the OpenGov Foundation know all too well, open access to the law is not a given in American

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What is a data portal?

This post is part of my ongoing series of basic questions about data, this time prompted by a tweet by Andy Dickinson asking the same question. There are lots of open data portals. OpenDataMonitor lists 161 in the EU alone. The numbers have

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