Data Democracy-How do we work together for today & tomorrow? (Part I)
Deep Learning & Deep Thinking & Actions with Perseverance
--unlearning all thoughts inspired by FUKUSHIMA 2011.3.11 to go beyond for the future!,
--overcoming difficulties during big disasters and afterwards,
--being brave enough before difficulties,
--making decisions based on available data and proper insights
--facilitating and empowering individuals/teams/organizations.
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Articulation of FUKUSHIMA Issues for the future of our society :

-What happened? 

     Joint Fact Finding / Descriptive Analytics

        # Recording/Archiving

-Why did it happen?

    Diagnostic Analytics

      # Classification/Differentiation 

-What is happening?

    # In situ Observation and On-line Monitoring

     # Adaptive Reasoning and Crisis Management

-What will happen?

    # Assuming Holistic View on Systems of Innovation

     # Predictive Analytics, Prescriptive Analytics towards Better Decisions 

Being navigated by reliable data

(1) scientific rationality  based on "data",

(2) engineering rationality as derived by interactions of people based on "data" ,

(3) co-design of a community by coordinating  facts, values, functions, performances, conflicts and trade-offs,

(4) story toward global well-being based on individual care.

(5)Collective knowledge is the key before unforeseen,  uncertain, contingent, complex, unknown and complicated dynamic issues with conflicts, contradictions and other difficulties.

<Story on Positioning>

General discussions on design are categorized taking into accounts of big changes in these centuries as

 - From Technology to Science-from steam engine to thermodynamics after "Industry 1.0 ( Industrial Revolution) " 
 - From Science to Technology-from physics to nuclear reactors after " Industry 2.0 ( mass production paradigm as symbolized by T-Ford) "  inspired by E=mc
 - From Technology to Society-from Shinkansen to public transportation system  after "Industry 3.0 ( total quality control & process control by predefined logics  so called automation )"  
 - From Society to Technology-from social issues and conflicts into holistic well-balanced design solutions ---to be re-defined as "Industry 4.0, Industry 5.0, ... " evolving now in cyber-space as well as real space with full of human dimensions.  Marketing 4.0, big data, data-centric, humanity-centric... are cross-sectional articulations and /or expressions on what are emerging in this decade. 


Let's share a set of data on facts and talk freely to produce a culture as used to do so.  We have not yet reached the in situ dynamics of a theater although more and more players and audiences are joining In the digitally networked context "cloud".
-----from  Edo Ukiyoe Collection. 


Welcome to join the open discussions any time.  The questions is how do we architect the mechanism for collecting data, information, knowledge, and wisdom of people for coming up with the best collective understanding, and into actions, prohibit actions and inactions .   In order to get perspectives on data democracy, three subjects are selected tentatively .   They are materials design as my life work, nuclear issues and landscape design as extensions of data-driven design developed in materials research, having been prepared as one of bottom-up actions to realize "Data Democracy" in this century .  

What governance processes and enabling conditions are needed to ensure that policymaking is scientifically credible? Commitments by all referring scientific data are more democratic than technocratic?
Is there a societal preference for policy processes?

Background information, discussions and movements on this work are listed below and not repeated  or referred to along a self-explanatory way in my graph. 
What have been discussed on open access, open data, open science and open discussion?
Open Policy
* meetings and declaration
Democracy or career?
NordForsk organised two debates on Open Access at the EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) 2014 in Copenhagen.
The 2002 Budapest Open Access Initiative 
available at:

The 2003 Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing
available at:

The 2003 Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities
available at:
WSIS2003 & WSIS 2005

OECD Science, Technology and Innovation for the 21st Century

G8 Open Charter and Technical Annex

“Data Policy”, Mark.A. Parsons, Data Science Journal pp.CRDI43-50. 

*issues on open data
Bits of Power--Issues in the Transborder Flow of Scientific Data, U.S. National Committee for CODATA, 250 p., 1997; available at:

Challenges and Opportunities of Open Data in Ecology
O. J. Reichman, Matthew B. Jones, and Mark P. Schildhauer
Science 11 February 2011: 703-705. DOI:10.1126/science.1197962

Publication Rights in the Era of Open Data Release Policies
Lee Rowen, Gane K. S. Wong, Robert P. Lane, and Leroy Hood
Science 15 September 2000: 1881. DOI:10.1126/science.289.5486.1881

Open Data: A Sustainable Model
Jing-Woei Li
Science 29 November 2013: 1042. DOI:10.1126/science.342.6162.1042-a

M A Parsons and P A Fox, Data Science Journal Vol. 12 (2013) pp.WDS32-WDS46.

National Research Council, A Question of Balance: Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases, Paul F. Uhlir, ed., National Academy Press, 158 p., 1999, 2 vols.,
available at:

Paul F. Uhlir, “Intellectual property rights in databases: an American perspective,” in Building and Owning Biotechnology Databases, BTSF, Edam, Holland, 1998
available at:

Paul F. Uhlir, “Policy Guidelines for the Development and Promotion of Governmental Public Domain Information,” UNESCO, 49 p., 2004, 
available at:

“The Emerging Role of Open Repositories as a Fundamental Component of the Public Research Infrastructure,” in Open Access: Open Problems, Polimetrica, 2006, 
available at:

“A Contractually Reconstructed Commons for Scientific Data for Science and Innovation in a Highly Protectionist Intellectual Property Environment,” with Jerome Reichman, 66 Law and Contemporary Problems 315-462, Duke University School of Law, Winter/Spring 2003; 
available at:

National Research Council, The Role of Scientific and Technical Data and Information in the Public Domain, Julie M. Esanu and Paul F. Uhlir, eds., National Academies Press, 226 p., 2003,
available at:

National Research Council, Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science: Proceedings of an International Symposium, Julie M. Esanu and Paul F. Uhlir, eds., National Academies Press, 183 p., 2004 – available at:

“Global Information Commons for Science Initiative,” with Paul A. David, in Past, Present & Future of Research in the Information Society, Wesley Shrum, et al., eds., Springer, p. 107-110, 2007.

CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and Practices
Data Science Journal, Vol. 12 (2013) pp.CIDCR1-75.

Costantino Thanos, Data Science Journal, Vol.12&13(2013) pp.71-90.

Editorial: Science and the Digital Divide, Shuichi Iwata and Robert S. Chen. 
Science 21 October 2005: Vol. 310. no. 5747, p. 405 
DOI: 10.1126/science.1119500

Editorial: Science and the Information Society, Jane Lubchenco and Shuichi Iwata. 
Science 12 September 2003: Vol. 301. no. 5639, p. 1443 
DOI: 10.1126/science.301.5639.1443

Creating the Global Information Commons for Science”. CODATA. .

*players  data governments for US and other contries

Data Democracy-How do we work together for today & tomorrow? (Part I)
Why did it happen? »Why did it happen?
What happened?  »What happened?
What is happening? »What is happening?
What will happen? »What will happen?
Data »Data
From Information into Incarnation »From Information into Incarnation
Ishino Saloon »Ishino Saloon
安全保障 »安全保障
cf_list »cf_list
CodeZero »CodeZero
How we have been. »How we have been.
World Materials »World Materials
Nuclear Science and Engineering »Nuclear Science and Engineering
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