Building a better data economy

Building a better data economy

March 14, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

It’s “time to wake up and do a better job,” says publisher Tim O’Reilly—from getting serious about climate change to building a better data economy. And the way a better data economy is built is through data commons—or data as a common resource—not as the giant tech companies are acting now, which is not just…

How to fix what the innovation economy broke about America

How to fix what the innovation economy broke about America

February 22, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Valerie Moreno laughed out loud when I asked if her family received regular medical checkups. “Oh my gosh, no!” she said. “We have to be dying before we see a doctor.”  The reason why wasn’t a mystery. Valerie, who was dressed in a sweatshirt and jeans, her dark hair showing a few grays, pulled her…