Steve Ballmer’s $10m project will surface data about government spending

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been quietly working on a project to make unbiased data about US government spending available to the public, and it’s set to launch today. will help people understand how the country spends its budget of roughly $5.4 trillion across federal, state and local agencies, using data only from government sources. Ballmer worked with economists, university professors and other professionals to cull data and build the database. It’s cost him more than $10 million in direct funding and grants to bodies like the University of Pennsylvania so far. So what can you expect to…This story continues at The Next Web

by Abhimanyu Ghoshal
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