Is the Information Age Here?

. Monday, March 9

If the Information Age is to be one of free and open access to any and all information, information that is touted to be the ultimate power, then now is the time to take part, make yourself heard, and put your two cents in on what will be available via

Wired has released a comprehensive outline in the form of a how-to wiki of what is, in the end, just scratching the surface on government transparency. The outline suggests open access to the Human Genome Project, Earth Science data and the Hubble Telescope's data, plus policy suggestions to encourage continued government transparency by rewriting the rules of what is and isn't public data, expanding curricula to include available information and of course, establishing funding streams.

It is well worth the read to identify the ways in which you can take part in shaping the future of knowledge accessibility.