Importance of Free and Open Web Access in Africa

Access to Information has always been what drives me. It’s what made me want to be a librarian, then it was the tangible act of handing over a book filled with tales of adventures. (Ok, this was the dream. What actually happened was that I worked in a tax…

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How To Make Open Data Useful

I think there's a problem with Open Data. First there is the perceived barrier to access and to participate, to using data. The word data (for the non-techie) is scary, spreadsheets and databases are scary, open is scary. There are lots of challenges, but the one I’m going to…

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