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Presidential Innovation Fellows Program - Why I Applied

There is a move afoot in our government to innovate – quickly - with consequences not only for the American people, but the world. This, from the May 23rd White House blog by Todd Park, the US Chief Technology Officer:

Data Finds Data – Rethinking Time and Cost in Information Systems

Data finds data. It’s such a simple concept that I overlooked this title for almost two years while it stayed hidden as a chapter in the Creative Commons-licensed book: ““Beautiful Data: The Stories Behind Elegant Data Solutions”.” It’s accessibly written by Jeff Jonas and Lisa Sokol.

The Trouble with Tribbles: Why Dumb Data Multiplies Like Bunnies

I’ve been reading a lot of sci-fi lately, mixed with books about data, which got me thinking about how dumb data is, what the costs of stupid data are, and how smarter data could lower our information costs: for access, for development, and for maintenance.

Why Data are like Tribbles

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