Shane O'Neill

I am Shane O'Neill: Father, Fisherman, Founder of various digital businesses & corporate publisher

Now entering my Third Phase - balancing personal and professional activities at a less frenetic pace!

This blog is a referral site where I can store reflections, comment on my continuing professional interests, & record my developing personal experiences and activities.

It contains a private log in area for Family & Friends. 

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Professional

A very English debate - open health data

The Foundation for Science and Technology’s debate at The Royal Society on the better use of public health data (8 June) demonstrated a number of things, not least the informed erudition of  several contributors from the House of Lords (a factor which did not go unremarked by attending MPs).

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Professional

The Public Data Corporation - a cunning plan?

Sometimes one can be too forensic in trying to analyse Government actions.  We can attribute too much intrigue to a process which can also be well intentioned as well as muddled!

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The Public Data Corporation - Government by Wiki

In the old days of IT, applications were laboriously specified and then launched into a world which had already moved on and where user needs had changed. Now open source applications are beta tested by users in the real world and the community shapes the (never) final delivery. The same now is true of intellectual property and even policy making - welcome to the world of the Wiki !

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