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A meditation on economics, politics and innovation. In exactly 666 words.
Using Open Data to crowdsource better governance
Tony Blair, then UK Prime Minister, described the Public Access to Information act he had just signed as his worst mistake. "You idiot. You naive, foolish, irresponsible nincompoop. There is really no description of stupidity, no matter how vivid, that is adequate. I quake at the imbecility of it."
His concern was that citizens would use the information as a mallet to hit politicians like him over the head.