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Burt Lum (Bytemarks)
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Welcome to the revolution. We are here to bring best practices and standards in training, certifications, integrity and reliability to the open data community.
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Here are a few of the needs that exist, I speculate:

* A professional network for practitioners, which can be useful for all of the reasons that professional networks are often useful.
* Propagation of best practices.
* Informal endorsement of schemas and standards.
* A publicly-displayable statement of common goals, best practices, or standards to which its members adhere.
* Unionization, in the sense that a group can speak with a single voice when necessary to support a particular agenda or collective goal.
* Referral network for specific geographic areas, to answer the question "we're interested in open data in government X, but are there any practitioners in our area?"
* A shared jobs board, whether for FTEs or for contractors, to help to match talent with needs of the member organizations.
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Got to be away to get Omidyar and Ellison to fund a private effort.
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Back in 2007, I had the privilege of attending a Cisco Summit where Leonard Nimoy was a guest speaker. It was without a doubt the highlight of the conference and my year. He was one of my all time heroes.
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Spotted this wall art in Kakaako today. I just think it's eye popping.
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Back in the 2012 legislative session, several poorly crafted Internet bills galvanized the local tech community to discuss how to respond. What resulted was a townhall meeting and a the formation o...
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HOW IS THE WEATHER YOUR WAY,PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF PICTURES ARE BEING SEEN,ASAPP PLEASE THANK YOU.
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And he's from Hawaii!
Harrison Inefuku has put thousands of scholarly works in ISU's free digital library.
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This Hawaii open budget site was just released based on data from the current 2015 legislative session.
 
The Hawaii Open Budget Initiative is a joint effort of the Hawaii State Senate and House Minority Caucuses. It is an informational tool that puts power in the hands of the taxpayers by making the state budget information accessible to the public in a way it has never been before.
Welcome to the Hawaii Open Budget Initiative! Use the icons and the search bar to learn more about the FB 2016-17 State of Hawaii operating and capital improvement budgets as well as long-term revenue and expenditure trends.  All budget and financial data is derived from public information provided by the State of Hawaii Executive and Legislative Branches. The data is non-partisan and is …
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The Hawaii Open Budget Initiative is a joint effort of the Hawaii State Senate and House Minority Caucuses. It is an informational tool that puts power in the hands of the taxpayers by making the state budget information accessible to the public in a way it has never been before.
Welcome to the Hawaii Open Budget Initiative! Use the icons and the search bar to learn more about the FB 2016-17 State of Hawaii operating and capital improvement budgets as well as long-term revenue and expenditure trends.  All budget and financial data is derived from public information provided by the State of Hawaii Executive and Legislative Branches. The data is non-partisan and is …
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I am proposing the FCC use its Title II authority to implement and enforce open internet protections, banning paid prioritization, and the blocking and throttling of lawful content and services.
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This week's Bytemarks Cafe on Hawaii Pubic Radio.
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Someone new to the islands came up to me at the recent Startup Paradise Demo Day and said there are a lot of people in the tech community. Compared to 15 years ago, I think that is true. When you t...
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My collection of Christmas trees from places I visit around Honolulu.
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Nice collection!
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Digital Ronin exploring the intersection of life, culture and technology
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Burt Lum is a tech evangelist, pop culturalist and explorer of life. His path has taken him from the frozen landscape of Alaska to the grassy plains of Mongolia. Each step taken is one of self discovery, to better understand our relationship with ourselves, with each other and with nature. He is a digital ronin.
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  • Hawaii Open Data
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  • HMSA, Hawaiian Telcom, MHPCC, GTE
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