Reshaping how governments publish information

Submitted by LDieringer on Wed, 09/28/2011 - 2:12pm

September 28, 2011

From W3C:

Governments worldwide expend significant resources to gather, curate and in many cases publish open government content.  However, with the ever growing amount of digital content, if that information is not easily accessible nor readily re-usable, it might as well not exist.

Learn more about how the growing number of published Linked Open Data sets, describing media, publishing, life sciences, geography and increasingly, open government content are “cooperating without coordination”.  The same fundamental mechanism that allowed the World Wide Web to flourish, the URL, is the simple yet powerful mechanism that is disrupting how governments publish and share data on the Web.