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"Show us a better way" - UK Public Info shuffles closer to openness; Competition with 20k prize

From: Tom Heath <Tom.Heath@talis.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 14:34:07 +0100
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A round of applause for the UK Government (hell, they need it for something ;) They've just launched this competition for ideas on what to do with public information; there's a GBP20k prize for the best ideas:
http://www.showusabetterway.com/

And this summary from the BBC:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7484131.stm

Should be some interesting opportunities for the Linked Data community here, or at least a few more items to add to the Linked Data Shopping List:
http://community.linkeddata.org/MediaWiki/index.php?ShoppingList

Cheers,

Tom.

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Tom Heath
Researcher
Platform Team
Talis Information Ltd
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Received on Wednesday, 2 July 2008 13:41:29 UTC

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