A Friday Night with OpenAI about IATI
I finally had a chance to interact with the OpenAI chat bot. I’ll happily use it as my co-worker for general consultancy work: it seems to do an excellent job in summarising the main narrative! 🙂 Inspired by Mike Gifford, I asked a couple of my own questions about the IATI Standard. Being me, I […]
Discussing “wicked problems” online, in 2021
Nearly 20 years ago, Aldo de Moor and I presented our Social Context Model (supporting online collaboration processes for wicked problems in society) at the “Sustainability in the Information Society” symposium . The symposium organisers did an environmental impact assessment, showing that basically 86% of CO2 emissions came from participants flying in and out. Back […]
Like many years before, I will attend FOSDEM, the biggest open source convention in the neighbourhood: up to around 8000 attendees at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, a good reason to take the train down south for a weekend. Obviously, this year it will be (more than ever before) an online event. So from the comfort […]
Can IATI benefit from XBRL’s experiences?
Over the last weeks, I started exploring XBRL, the eXtensible Business Reporting Language. Its purpose is “to improve the accountability and transparency of business performance globally, by providing the open data exchange standard for business reporting.” There are clear parallels with IATI, the International Aid Transparency Initiative, the open data exchange standard for development and […]