Clark County Public Health Dept

Gov 2.0: transparency is more than making data available

A friend of mine had a nasty case of food poisoning earlier this year. So nasty that Washington state health department folks were calling to check on her. Update 1: Sarah Schacht (@sarahschacht) alerted me to this challenge when she was sick back in March. She did a lot of research on how other cities […]

When Your Phone Warns You About The Weather ….

…. and it seems too weird to be true. What do you do? You ask on Facebook and Twitter. And if you’re me, you start poking around, looking for an explanation. It seems that the where-the-heck-did-that-come-from alerts are provider-specific: there are reports from iPhone customers on Verizon and T-Mobile but no reports (yet) on AT&T. […]

WWW2010 : Chat With TBL

Notes from interview session led by Lee Rainie, director of the Pew Internet & American Life Project, with Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Danny Weitzner (@djweitzner) formerly W3C Technology & Society policy director, now the associate administrator for policy at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Wordle - Cluetrain's New Clues

WWW2010 : Open Government Panel

The opening plenary panel offers perspectives from both sides of the Atlantic on the move to make government data more open and accessible on the Web ( and Panelists: Inventor of the World Wide Web, Sir Tim Berners-Lee; Archivist of the United States, David Ferriero; Professor James Hendler of RPI, who will moderate the discussion; UNC professor and […]