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Open Government Tour 2014

Logo - OpenGov Tour

On July 2nd, 2014, I will take off on a Cross-Canada motorcycle tour in an attempt to bring attention to the Open Government & Open Data movements. This post will acts as a kind of “homebase” (along with my personal

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Collection of Open Gov & Open Data Memes

Holy Grail - Open Gov - GIF

I don’t think #OpenGov and #OpenData get the respect they deserve…so, I figured what better way than to create a few memes in their honour?  Since this will be a growing list, please let me know your favourite and any

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The dream weekend at #ODDTO14


I had the pleasure of being part of the Open Data Day celebration in Toronto as one of the organizers this past weekend. International Open Data Day was on February 22, 2014. Over 110 cities around the world celebrate by

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#WebNotWar Relaunch Party 2014

2014, here we are! Make Web Not War is back with a bang – our relaunch party was a huge success! The party, held on January 23rd, 2014,  marks a new beginning for Make Web Not War as we celebrate our

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What is Open Data Speed Dating?


Last fall, I participated in the GTEC 2013 “Open Data Speed Dating” session where Open Data Enthusiasts (such as myself) were paired up with Open Data Curators (such as people who run the Canadian and Vancouver Open Data Portals).  There were 19 tables in

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The Universal Constant of Open Government and Open Data


Open Government and Open Data have the potential to change everything…and in a good way. Those who are in the space would agree with me. Those who are NOT in the space would say that I’m seeing the World in

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