The challenge of open data

‘Oftentimes the barriers aren’t technical, they’re cultural – a tendency to horde information.’

‘How do people get information? Increasingly they go to the internet. Google and other browsers have conditioned people to go to Google. This is good and bad: the expectation has been built but the data is not always available (TERN, 2013).

Moreton Bay Seagrass Watch teamClick here to read more.

Access to others’ data is the way to answer the big questions.

‘Data exceeds the grasp of individuals.

Data is infrastructure. (TERN,  2013)

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Moreton Bay Community Seagrass Watch makes it’s data freely available to anyone who wishes it.


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