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I've spent too much time bitching about this, but bear with me. After another bitch, I'll scratch my itch. Perhaps your's too. It's about data: Who should own and control it; where it lives; and what ...
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Dear Chancellor: The kids of your country need this tomorrow.....
What do Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerburg and Richard Branson have in common? Quite a few things spring to mind but a notable fact is that none of them completed a university course.
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Sounds promising for the public, entrepreneurs and hackers
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Well done, Europe. Open data has just been mandated by:

Making it a general rule that all documents made accessible by public sector bodies can be re-used for any purpose, commercial or non-commercial, unless protected by third party copyright;

Establishing the principle that public bodies should not be allowed to charge more than costs triggered by the individual request for data (marginal costs); in practice this means most data will be offered for free or virtually for free, unless duly justified.

Making it compulsory to provide data in commonly-used, machine-readable formats, to ensure data can be effectively re-used.

Introducing regulatory oversight to enforce these principles;

Massively expanding the reach of the Directive to include libraries, museums and archives for the first time; the existing 2003 rules will apply to data from such institutions.
European Commission - Press release Digital Agenda: Turning government data into gold Brussels, 12 December 2011 – The Commission has launched an Open Data Strategy for Europe, which is expected to de...
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That was an Apple week:
- Bought my first Mac after 23 years of using PCs
- Steve steps down

Here are images of my first (IBM PC and AT) and last (? Toshiba laptop) PC plus my first Mac (Book Air) and the one I couldn't get my hands on in '88
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What´s it like flying down a mountain at 250 km/h? Espen Fadnes - The World’s Fastest Flying Human Being 2010 - teamed up with Project Managers Goovinn to communicate the experience of flying. ”SENSE ...
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To YC or not YC
Did we make it?
Find out in this blog post: bit.ly/sIuWn4
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