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Monday, August 11, 2014
Turnbull no open data hack
Lots of enthusiasm (as evident from the twittersphere) at GovHack 2014. Winners according to IT News excelled "in the field of using government data in creative and
meaningful ways to create applications that help make sense of our
social and economic milieu."
Malcolm Turnbull did the honours in Brisbane. If there was a prepared speech it should show up here. Meanwhile the minister explains the intelligence community's interest in our metadata, narrowly defined, during the ITNews Q&A.