Richard Akerman


Thoughts about open gov, open data, and open science. Government of Canada employee. Personal opinions only.

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. any PC/Mac/tablet can emulate the old computers but it's often prohibited :(

War Museum + Bixi bikes

cool but Flash video makes ipad sad

my understanding of NASA's new mission

Dear +6 in May: I do not want to be in you.

CIBC custom QR Code /cc

Although it takes some liberties, the digital orrery in Solar System is awesome

I guess in sone ways Google Goggles is a stealth QR code reader since lots of people have Google search app

QR code in National Ballet ad

further to discussions about 2D barcodes / QR Code here are some apps including MS "we invented our own" tag

City of Toronto #opendata in action: (bus tracking coming when TTC provides the feed)

City of Toronto #opendata in action:

The Night Bookmobile

Library Wars

Kobo: "earn fun awards" - did e-books really need to be gamified? Can you keep your reading private?