I met with Jaclyn and Kim from the Martin Prosperity Institute (think Richard Florida) to discuss my vision for open data in government and in the world in general. I relayed several stories that hopefully clearly indicate that Data Literacy is an obvious way to make the world better.
They were composing a series of not-position-statements that identified issues which should be considered important going into Toronto’s [terrifying] upcoming mayoral election. One of those issues was open data, which is near and dear to my heart.
You can read the article here, or go ahead and download the PDF of the discussion document here.
Kudos to my fellow source David Eaves, a man far more eloquent in these matters than I could hope to be.