Review: Long On Text, Short On Data Tables

Brand Niemann | AOL Government | September 26, 2012

"The liberation of government datasets is important in itself, but data are truly powerful when used in the development of informative apps." So proclaimed Todd Park, Brian Forde and Jo Strang in a recent White House Blog, Safety Data Jam connects Tech Innovators with Public Safety Officers.

That safety jam was part of a broader initiative to challenge developers featuring new Safety "data sets" that gained fresh exposure this month at the White House's Safety Datapalooza.

I took a deeper look to see what innovation with government data is possible...