Why is Open Data Hard?

Last year, theĀ U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development commissioned a report to study the feasibility of creating a nationwide database of parcel information. This is a difficult task because the parcels are usually maintained by the counties, and the US has about 3200 counties. The resulting report is remarkably thorough, including a description of … Read more

Q&A On Open Data

The Voice of San Diego is running a Q&A regarding Open Data, which just happens to involve an interview with the Director of the Library.