Tim Berners-Lee: The year open data went worldwide

Tim Berners-Lee at TED 2010 University: “The year open data went worldwide but we have only just started”.

At TED2009, Tim Berners-Lee called for “raw data now” — for governments, scientists and institutions to make their data openly available on the web.

At TED University in 2010, he shows a few of the interesting results when the data gets linked up. Each of the examples he uses are great but the particular story of how the world came together to map Haiti after the earthquake is inspirational.

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