Obama wants ‘smarter’ government to be more high tech, user friendly | Syracuse Post-Standard

President Obama outlined his plan for a “smarter” and “more innovative” government today after meeting with his cabinet. …


A website called Data.gov has made over 75,000 data-sets from the government available publicly. The administration hopes that entrepreneurs and business owners will use that data “to create jobs and solve problems that government can’t solve by itself.” The data sets include everything from credit card complaints to geophysical surveys.