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"World Bank Institute: We're also the data bank"

on June 27th, 2011 at 2:45:50 PM

At the Activate Conference, Aleem Walji of the World Bank Institute gave a brief overview about their first experiences with open data (their data catalogue website gets more visitors than their home page now, and Google translated the top indicators they saw people were searching for into 39 languages), and how they hope to connect their aggregate data with the detailed service delivery we can now collect and make available, to build a "Yelp for Development".

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