Open economics data

Earlier this week I attended the Second Open Economics Workshop in Cambridge, MA organised by the Open Knowledge Foundation. The aim of the workshop is to explore ways in which economics data may be opened and shared more easily. This involves a mixture of technological solutions as well as trying to get the incentives of researchers right. … Continue reading Open economics data

Health Information Wants to be Shared

Information Wants to be Shared focusses on business models for information content provision. But the principles behind it, that information is more valuable if it is exchanged freely, obviously extend to many other matters. One such matter is health-related information. John Wilbanks is a crusader that has taken the issue of health sharing on. As is often … Continue reading Health Information Wants to be Shared