Tag Archives: open data

Some examples of open data in use

I was asked for some examples of open data in action. I seem to have written a blog post.   Best transparency example for government procurement is Slovenia http://supervizor.kpk-rs.si/ Search every contract and transaction. Linked to company registry and directors. The company data will be appearing in Open Corporates soon. Story: initially built by a couple […]

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Soupmix for 2011-02-08

What do you want from the Public Data Corporation? Wiki here: http://bit.ly/eoyTK0 (via @paulbradshaw) # Naomi Wolf at Project Syndicate on the failure of American journalism A press without principles #Assange #wikileaks #

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Open data for public sector organisations

My talk from #wmod10 on slideshare  Wmro open data talk View more presentations from Andrew Mackenzie.

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Open data: Challenges and opportunities

I am co-producing an open data event on 15th July  with West Midlands Regional Observatory. Open data: Challenges and opportunities 15th July 2010, 9:30am – 4:00pm The Balcony Rooms, RegenWM, 4th Floor, Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG A programme of speakers who are opening up public sector information. A chance for policy makers and web […]

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Soupmix for 2010-07-03

‘”Closed Data Now” SOCITM does a “Times”‘ http://icio.us/g32qiu formerly open data paywalled (via @pigsonthewing) # Moseley Jazz festival. Quantic & James Taylor Quartet today http://www.mostlyjazz.co.uk/home # Wow. London #opendata Tube map overwhelmed by 10m users. (@noelito) http://bit.ly/aGSyzn #gov20 (via @danslee) # Alertbox: iPad and Kindle reading speeds slower than print http://www.useit.com/alertbox/ipad-kindle-reading.html # RT @bibapp: BibApp […]

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Digest for 2nd July

Transparency Board (sameday) response on openness of local spending data http://data.gov.uk/blog/work-local-spending-data “10 Principles for Linked Data in the Culture Sector « Linked Data for the Culture Sector” http://is.gd/dcHcL Announcing the Birmingham Hacks & Hackers day http://bit.ly/98Y4AU #opendata WordPress adds audio posts: phone it in. http://bit.ly/9eT7yW mySociety is to be the recipient of $575k grants http://bit.ly/deNfSj […]

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Mappers meet developers meet open data It’s Mapitude time http://mapitude.eventbrite.com/ Mapitude draft programme Saturday May 22nd Coffee, set up, feature requests from 09:30 to 10:00   Upstairs Hackspace projects from 10:00 to 17:00   Session 1 Better mapping Using and adding photographs Brian Prangle Adding a map to your website or blog Simon Dann & others […]

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Open data, linked data news

Open Data, Linked Data & The Semantic Web explained: ReadWriteWeb   Nigel Shadbolt: slides on the data.gov.uk work can be found here http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/18787/ #www2010   World Bank Open Data initiative http://data.worldbank.org/ TBL says “Everybody’s doing it!”   UK government guidlines Office of Public Sector Information regulations: public sector information re-use OPSI.gov   Local government What data […]

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Conferences in April

Technology priorities for Higher Education JISC 2010 Conference 12th and 13th April Presentations available   Sustainability LIve 20th and 21st April Presentations from the Achieving low carbon business opportunities seminar programme are available for download Open Knowledge Foundation conference 24th April programme  #okcon http://www.okfn.org/okcon/programme     Site for the ‘PayItForward’ RepRap meetups shown at #okcon […]

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October #4

DefamationBirmingham Post Birmingham law firm to pursue online defamation Digital BritainDissecting ‘The Economic Case for Digital Inclusion’ Ian CuddyAn extended look at Lord Mandelson’s IP announcement at C&binet Paid Content Freedom of InformationAll FOI requests to this site now categorised Whatdotheyknow Google docsNow Exportable in Office and Open Office formats RWW LobbyingCivil servants fight off […]

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