4 items tagged “tomsteinberg”
There’s no such thing as a good day to bury bad news any more, the Internet has seen to that.
Conern over London parks vote. London is allocating 4 million pounds to improve parks around the city based on the results of an internet vote. Tom Steinberg: “Anyone in my team could knock up a script to vote with plausible looking data thousands of times, in about 30 minutes.” # 9th December 2008, 1:25 pm
Government in the UK once lead the world in it’s own information systems, breaking Enigma, documenting an empire’s worth of trade. And then it fired everyone who could do those things, or employed them only via horribly expensive consultancies. It is time to start bringing them back into the corridors of power.
OPSI asks users to contribute to new web channel. The Office of Public Sector Information now has an online forum for people interested in reusing UK government information for commercial benefit, based on a recommendation in the “Power of Information” report by Tom Steinberg and Ed Mayo. # 20th October 2007, 1:18 pm