Category Archives: choice and consent

Terri’s and my talk on the National Pupil Database at the Open Data Institute

Here is the PowerPoint presentation for the lunchtime lecture we gave at ODI on Scribd and here is the audio on SoundCloud – the sound is quite faint, so I did an amplified version which you can download here (27MB … Continue reading

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Response to Geoff Mulgan’s “Will open data be a damp squib?”

Geoff’s piece, Will open data be a damp squib? prompted me to comment. At length. And wander around a bit. So for what it’s worth… An alternate view: the ‘value’ of open data is a function of its impact in … Continue reading

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Voices of Freedom?

I attended a thought-provoking debate last night: CIVIL LIBERTIES: UP IN SMOKE. Many thanks to all involved. Here are some of the thoughts it provoked in me – also posted as a comment on Facebook: I absolutely agree with Peter … Continue reading

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