A stealthy pet project by the former Microsoft chief lets you search and learn about how the government spends tax dollars.

Interesting how it all came about as well… through Belmer’s belief that “doesn’t the government take care of the poor, the sick, the old?” And realizing that he had no idea if it did or didn’t. The data just wasn’t there.

Source: Steve Ballmer Serves Up a Fascinating Data Trove – NYTimes.com

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