Jeremy Yuille, Hugh Macdonald
Data.gov is an open government initiative of President Barack Obama's administration, designed to increase the public's ability to find, download, and use high-value, machine-readable data sets generated by the executive branch of the federal government. The site sees public participation and collaboration as one of the keys to the success of Data.gov; it will enable the public to participate in government by providing downloadable data sets to build applications, conduct analyses, and perform research . Data.gov is part of a wider movement called "open data," which various (mainly government) organizations around the world are exploring. In Great Britain, the…
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