data dot gov dot uk is about to become a reality. Tim Berners Lee and Nigel Schadbolt cover this off in their article, ‘Put in your postcode‘, out comes the data, in The Times 18/11/09.
The UK government is moving forward on a similar basis to the US government – in making public data available to the public.
Curious to see how far advanced we are wrt implementing something similar in Ireland – in the context of our knowledge society and smart economy. Must make sense to make this type of information available – as argued by Tim Berners Lee in the referenced article.