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One-day course: Finding stories in open data

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 11:34
20 May 2014One-day course: Finding stories in open dataThe Open Data Institute is organising an intensive course to introduce understanding and finding stories in data and statistics. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: data journalism, StatisticsVisits: 230 visits

UK Big Data: free & open data available for businesses

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 16:25
06 May 2014UK Big Data: free & open data available for businessesThe Big Innovation Centre and the Science & Technology Facilities Council are hosting an upcoming event aimed at senior level managers who wish...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: big data weekVisits: 232 visits

Call for ideas ahead of HACK4MED

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 15:04
14 Apr 2014Call for ideas ahead of HACK4MEDThe HOMER Project has issued a “Call for ideas” ahead of their upcoming HACK4MED event taking place on May 17th, with registration for the event...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Cyprus, Greece, Italy, Malta, Serbia, SpainVisits: 293 visits

Data visualisation for journalists, designers and marketers

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 14:08
14 Jun 2014Data visualisation for journalists, designers and marketersThe Guardian has organised a paid one-day course to show journalists, marketing and communications professionals, and designers how to spot...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: travel, travel writing, masterclasses, short courseVisits: 304 visits

Making elections more democratic - the ePSI platform webinar on Open Electoral Data

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 12:58
14 Apr 2014Making elections more democratic - the ePSI platform webinar on Open Electoral DataA very constructive and interactive ePSI platform webinar on Open Electoral Data took place on Friday 11th April 2014, in collaboration with...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: Portugal, Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 145 visits

APIDays Mediterranea 2014: APIs, Data & the Internet of Things

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 11:20
29 May 2014 to 30 May 2014APIDays Mediterranea 2014: APIs, Data & the Internet of ThingsAPIDays Mediterranea is a paid 2-day conference that focuses on APIs & language: disrupting Natural Language Processing (NLP) and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: api, natural langauge processingVisits: 281 visits

APIDays Berlin Edition: APIs & the Future of Software

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 10:53
05 May 2014 to 06 May 2014APIDays Berlin Edition: APIs & the Future of SoftwareThe global APIDays tour reaches Berlin on 5th and 6th May, for a paid conference aimed solely at web developers. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: GermanyTags: api, big data, iotVisits: 189 visits

Visualisation of pollen in Gijón

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 09:10
14 Apr 2014Visualisation of pollen in GijónA Spanish Data Architect has made the invisible visible - using open environmental data to build a visualisation showing how pollen is distributed in...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, HealthCountries: SpainTags: allergies, pollen forecast, air qualityVisits: 453 visits

Hack4med Workshop in Turin

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:51
11 Apr 2014Hack4med Workshop in TurinIn preparation for the HACK4MED Hackathon taking place in Turin on May 17th, Regione Piemonte have organised a warm-up workshop focusing on learning...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: ItalyTags: regione piemonte, homer, homer project, regione veneto, piemonte regionVisits: 420 visits

Workshop on Open Data Publication and Use: Lessons Learned

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:31
23 Apr 2014Workshop on Open Data Publication and Use: Lessons LearnedDelft University of Technology (TU Delft) is organising a workshop to explore the major lessons that can be learned and recommendations that can be...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, GovernmentCountries: NetherlandsTags: bestpracticesVisits: 290 visits

Facilitating Innovation with Open Health Data

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 09:37
30 Apr 2014Facilitating Innovation with Open Health DataLater this month, the Open Health Data Platform will be launched at a special event taking place in the heart of London’s ‘TechCity’. ...more infoThemes: HealthCountries: United KingdomTags: nhsdata, visualisationVisits: 245 visits

Inside the mind of a Data Artist – ePSI platform speaks to Burak Arikan

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 15:04
10 Apr 2014Inside the mind of a Data Artist – ePSI platform speaks to Burak ArikanThe key to creating high impact data visualizations is finding relationships between data from separate sources and interconnecting them in ways that...more infoThemes: Culture, Science and Technology, TourismCountries: TurkeyVisits: 349 visits

The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive invalid

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:53
09 Apr 2014The Court of Justice declares the Data Retention Directive invalidThe Data Retention Directive “entails a wide ranging and particularly serious interference with the fundamental rights to respect for private life...more infoThemes: LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 327 visits

Hack4med Workshop in Turin

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:49
15 Apr 2014Hack4med Workshop in TurinIn preparation for the HACK4MED Hackathon taking place in Turin on May 17th, Regione Piemonte have organised a warm-up workshop focusing on learning...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: ItalyTags: regione piemonte, homer, homer project, regione veneto, piemonte regionVisits: 100 visits

Government must mirror Google and Amazon’s approach to big data, says Cabinet Office's open data director

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 10:38
09 Apr 2014Government must mirror Google and Amazon’s approach to big data, says Cabinet Office's open data directorGovernments must start to use big data and analytics to tailor services to citizens, similar to the ways that Google and Amazon are doing so. ...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: UKVisits: 270 visits

Energy + Environment Open Data Challenge - Finalists revealed

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 09:04
09 Apr 2014Energy + Environment Open Data Challenge - Finalists revealedNesta and The Open Data Institute have announced the three finalists of their Energy + Environment Open Data Challenge. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and EnergyCountries: UKVisits: 260 visits

EC Expert Group explores Text and Data Mining policy challenges

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:55
08 Apr 2014EC Expert Group explores Text and Data Mining policy challengesThe Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission has just published a report titled 'Standardisation in the area...more infoThemes: Government, Legislation, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: tdmVisits: 217 visits

Czech Telecommunication Office publishes first open datasets

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 09:32
08 Apr 2014Czech Telecommunication Office publishes first open datasetsThe Czech Telecommunication Office has released their first 10 open datasets, including machine-readable format statistics such as checks...more infoThemes: Government, Housing and Infrastructure, Science and TechnologyCountries: Czech RepublicTags: opendatacz, CTOVisits: 413 visits

Europeana Labs beta website launched

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:25
07 Apr 2014Europeana Labs beta website launchedEuropeana Labs is a novel Open Innovation platform that aims to provide users with everything they need to start using the Europeana APIs to develop...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: europeana labs, europeana creativeVisits: 256 visits

Winners of the first Apps For Europe Competition announced

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 16:12
07 Apr 2014Winners of the first Apps For Europe Competition announcedAn app that uses open data to guide cyclists around cities, and another that combines old postcards with contemporary street views, have been...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: apps4eu, Open data, startup, manchesterVisits: 863 visits