Opening agriculture data for innovation: stories from local to global

When data related to agriculture and food is made open or shared more easily, more can be done by scientists, governments, NGOs and farmers to improve agriculture outcomes, say Bianca Wylie, Nikos Manouselis and Ashleigh Weeden. Cross-posted from theodi.org. With global hunger, food security and food safety so vital to human health, productivity and wellbeing, […]

Forging stronger data infrastructure in Canada

Photo credit: fontplaydotcom via VisualHunt / CC BY 2.0 “This article is in a way a call to study boring things. Many aspects of infrastructure are singularly unexciting… It takes some digging to unearth the dramas inherent in system design creating, to restore narrative to what appears to be dead lists.” – Susan Leigh Star, […]