President-elect Obama was the first major political candidate to leverage the Internet for networking and communication, and it doesn’t look like he’s stopping that train. In addition to his transition web site, Change.gov, Obama CTO is a new site from Seattle-based software company Front Seat for recommending ideas to the nation's first CTO and voting on the ideas submitted by others, says Peter Suber at Open Access News. Suber’s just submitted a plug of his own: “Require open access to the results of non-classified research funded by taxpayers. Extend the exemplary policy now in place at the NIH to all federal agencies.” Go here for a link to his submission.
That's One Long To-Do List
Nov 17, 2008