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December 2, 2008 in Ideas, News | 3 comments
Open-Government.us has some principles for Change.gov (our government-in-waiting). I just signed the petition.
Mostly I’d like documents to be in .html or .txt, instead of .doc and .pdf, or worse. That would be a great start.
Amyloo on December 2, 2008 at 12:39 pm
“Or worse.” LOL.
What I’d like: all the transactions related to the bailout, but not just to read, to download the way the Census Bureau provides its data for demographers. Clear the way for some hotshot grad student to crunch and munch and see what’s really going on.
Doc Searls on December 2, 2008 at 3:50 pm
That’s right, Amyloo. If it’s data and not just text, the data should be in an open and readable format.
Sean on December 2, 2008 at 4:44 pm
We will never know what is really going on – isn’t that the point?
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@jamesdempsey @AdContrarian @dmarti @businessinsider Thanks. I just added your tweet as an addendum to the post.
About 3 hours ago from Doc Searls's Twitter via Twitter Web Client
I would love to filter Fantasy Football (or baseball, or whatever) out of all the sports coverage I read. Just saying.
@lwndev @pmarca This is why we should all pack clones.
Overheard: "Will everybody descended from immigrants please go back where they came from? Good. Thank you."
About 9 hours ago from Doc Searls's Twitter via Twitter Web Client
Overheard: "My cure is to tax money made from money. Drop all the other taxes you want."
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