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Open Government Conference and Workshop

October 17, 2013

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I mentioned in an earlier post that the City of Guelph is co-sponsoring a conference and workshop on Open Government. Here are the details and you can book online: GovMaker Day – Open Gov Conference + Workshop MaRS Discovery District Friday, November 22, 2013 at 8:30 AM (EST) Toronto, ON There is growing recognition around […]

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Government as platform

October 15, 2013

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Open Government is about changing government to serve as a platform – a platform for solutions, a platform for people to help themselves, help each other and to build community. We have been building the foundations of this platform for many years – changing the way we do business as a local government in incremental […]

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Privacy is dead

August 17, 2013

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I read a thought provoking book a couple of weeks ago – Citizenville. There was a chapter on privacy.  There were some intriguing lines: “Privacy is dead” “Worrying about privacy at this point is like worrying about how to stop a tsunami.  You can’t do it.  You can only prepare as best you can for the consequences” […]

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