Posted in January 2010

Can open data win votes?

Some politicians seems to think so. Especially in Britain right now. Remember, there is a general election in the UK in June. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown (Labour) called for smarter government back in December when he presented the reform of public sector, assisted by the legendary WWW-father Tim Berners-Lee. Brown talkes about what he … Continue reading

Den svarte svanen

Jeg kunne begynt å skrive om alt det kule vi kommer til å bruke tiden og tastaturene våre til i 2010. «Brenn bøkene, lesebrettene tar over», «Facebook er sååå 2007» eller «Dine innspill til wiki-statsbudsjett 2011». Men historien har vist at mennesker er avsindig dårlige til å forutsi fremtiden; derfor skal ikke dette handle om … Continue reading

My favorite political cartoons

Have you ever wondered how it is to live in a modern-day “1984″ society? Canadian-French cartoonist Guy Delisle tells you all about it in this wonderful little book, Pyongyang about the sad and fucked-up country North Korea, what he calls a “hermit country”. I gave it to my husband this Christmas, and ended up reading … Continue reading