Open Government: Collaboration, Transparency, and Participation in Practice
by Daniel Lathrop, Laurel Ruma
Publisher: O'Reilly Media 2010
Number of pages: 431
In a world where web services can make real-time data accessible to anyone, how can the government leverage this openness to improve its operations and increase citizen participation and awareness? Through a collection of essays and case studies, leading visionaries and practitioners both inside and outside of government share their ideas on how to achieve and direct this emerging world of online collaboration, transparency, and participation.
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by Christopher Stewart - Feedbooks
File sharing has become a widespread phenomenon. As much as having the possibility of exchanging information almost instantaneously can represent a blessing, it obviously opens the door to pursuits that enjoy a far less angelic reputation.
by Annika Richterich - University of Westminster Press
This book highlights that the capacity for gathering vast amounts of digital data raises significant ethical issues. Richterich provides a systematic overview of the field of critical data studies that reflects on practices of digital data analysis.
by Ronald Deibert, et al. - The MIT Press
A study of Internet blocking and filtering around the world: analyses by leading researchers and survey results that document filtering practices in dozens of countries. Authors combat efforts by repressive regimes to filter and block the Internet.
by Trinna Chiasson, Dyanna Gregory, et al. - Infoactive
This book explains important data concepts in simple language. It is written for graphic designers, content producers, and less-technical folks who want some extra help knowing where to begin, and what to watch out for when visualizing information.