Testing the San Francisco Open Data Initiative [VIDEO]

July 19, 2013
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San Francisco’s Open Data Initiative allows the government of San Francisco to share open data with its citizens, who can use the data to develop innovative mobile application that are of benefit for the citizens as well as the government. Adam Shaw, from BBC Horizons, tests a few of these apps while on the road in San Francisco. He tests an app that can rate restaurants in line with the local government’s health ratings, an app to find a nearby parking space and an app to report when something is broken. 

San Francisco’s Open Data Initiative allows the government of San Francisco to share open data with its citizens, who can use the data to develop innovative mobile application that are of benefit for the citizens as well as the government. Adam Shaw, from BBC Horizons, tests a few of these apps while on the road in San Francisco. He tests an app that can rate restaurants in line with the local government’s health ratings, an app to find a nearby parking space and an app to report when something is broken.