Richard Akerman


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

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. dominates Canadian nametag market

#w2p #earthquake special

the cafeteria at this government complex has a big projector screen showing Bell satellite TV

I didn't know the CSPS has a National Library

#cco10 planning area (by west entrance)

in celebration of Franco-Ontario you have to go around to side door to get in City Hall #cco10

. about my cube

my desk, with doc by Amanda Clarke

Fordlandia is out in paperback now. Narrative is a bit confusing (jumps around in time) but I recommend it anyway

Geek Dad hits the bookshelves - we're allowed to reproduce? Why wasn't I informed?

the Keep calm invasion


I thought I had invented idea of "close follower" but apparently it's called "fast follower"

this is either government humour or very seriously failed requirements specs