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The Death of Detroit and the decline of America’s common good

A solemn crowd gathers outside the Stock Exchange after the crash. 1929. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)      America has become ruled by love of gain greater than a love of wisdom. Detroit’s failure teaches us a lesson about the love of … Continue reading

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The open data delusion: can we find meaning in the data?

The open data delusion is a phenomenon in which we believe that increasing the amount of data published or accessible will increase the public understanding of the issues. What the financial crisis shows is that the data was out in … Continue reading

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