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Workshop on the challenges and opportunities of data-driven humanities

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:46
27 Jun 2014Workshop on the challenges and opportunities of data-driven humanitiesScientists and scholars at the forefront of data-driven humanities will converge on Dublin this June for the 1st International Workshop on...more infoThemes: Culture, Science and TechnologyCountries: IrelandTags: 1st international workshop, digital humanities tcd, computational history, information extractionVisits: 400 visits

First Prague Geodata Hackathon

Fri, 05/23/2014 - 11:21
13 Jun 2014 to 15 Jun 2014First Prague Geodata HackathonThe Otakar Motejl Fund is teaming up with Prague Institute of Planning and Development to organise the first Prague Geo Data hackathon this June. ...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: Czech RepublicTags: hackathon, geodataVisits: 454 visits

OKF Greece workshop planned to assist OGP Action Plan for 2014 – 2016

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 16:35
27 May 2014OKF Greece workshop planned to assist OGP Action Plan for 2014 – 2016The Open Knowledge Foundation (OKF) Greece will host an upcoming workshop to help develop the statements and proposals of the OKF Greek Charter,...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: GreeceTags: Open Government, OGP, OKF GreeceVisits: 487 visits

ePSI platform interviews Data Journalism experts

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 15:43
22 May 2014ePSI platform interviews Data Journalism expertsJournalists, experts and programmers from all over Europe arrived in Spain last month for the Data Journalism and Open Data Conference. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: data journalism, web scraping, knight foundation, mozilla, okf spainVisits: 434 visits

First Greek Data Journalism articles to be released

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 14:37
21 May 2014First Greek Data Journalism articles to be releasedThe first Greek articles based on Data Journalism have been presented by a consortium headed by The Open Knowledge Foundation of Greece (OKF Greece)....more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Education, Environment and Energy, GovernmentCountries: GreeceTags: data journalism, Open data, data expedition, OKF GreeceVisits: 532 visits

Big Bang Data exhibition raises awareness about the current barrage of data

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 14:13
21 May 2014Big Bang Data exhibition raises awareness about the current barrage of dataAn exhibition is being held in Barcelona that explores how generating, processing and interpreting data is radically transforming our society. ...more infoThemes: Culture, Science and TechnologyCountries: SpainTags: Open data, big data, exhibition, CCCBVisits: 632 visits

Wikimania 2014 Open Data Weekend

Wed, 05/21/2014 - 07:58
05 Jul 2014 to 06 Jul 2014Wikimania 2014 Open Data WeekendWikimania will host an informal two-day event in London this July, in preparation for the main Wikimania conference taking place in the city the...more infoThemes: Culture, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: workshop, wikimedia, Open data, wikipedia, hackathonVisits: 442 visits

OpenData Alsace launches call for culture and heritage projects

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 14:17
20 May 2014OpenData Alsace launches call for culture and heritage projectsThe Alsace region of France has launched a competition to find new Open Data-based applications and services that promote the culture...more infoThemes: CultureCountries: France, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, challengeVisits: 452 visits

Open Data Support announces a second release of the training material

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 12:22
20 May 2014Open Data Support announces a second release of the training materialAfter delivering eleven onsite trainings in ten different EU Member States, the European Commission’s Open Data Support initiative has announced a...more infoThemes: Government, Legislation, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Linked data, open data supportVisits: 598 visits

WEF Report - Rethinking Personal Data: A New Lens for Strengthening Trust

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 10:48
20 May 2014WEF Report - Rethinking Personal Data: A New Lens for Strengthening TrustThe World Economic Forum have published a report that addresses the key trust challenges facing the personal data economy, offering a set of...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Health, Legislation, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: personal data, world economic forum, Open data, big dataVisits: 439 visits

Course: Open Data, Law and Licensing

Tue, 05/20/2014 - 10:30
08 Jul 2014Course: Open Data, Law and LicensingThe Open Data Institute will host a morning seminar in London this July that will explore the importance of the law and licensing when publishing and...more infoThemes: LegislationCountries: United KingdomTags: open data licensing, Intellectual Property, data privacyVisits: 533 visits

The City of Brussels revamps its Open Data platform

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 14:51
19 May 2014The City of Brussels revamps its Open Data platformThe City of Brussels now has an improved open data platform where media, companies, scientists, developers and other open data...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Government, Tourism, TransportCountries: BelgiumTags: Open dataVisits: 493 visits

Open Cultuur Data challenge: 5.000 EUR for the best open culture data app

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 13:51
19 May 2014Open Cultuur Data challenge: 5.000 EUR for the best open culture data appFollowing an initial announcement back in February, Open Cultuur Data have now officially launched their competition to find the best applications...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, EducationCountries: NetherlandsTags: open cultuur data, open cultureVisits: 446 visits

DCMI Webinar: How to pick the low hanging fruits of Linked Data

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 12:27
21 May 2014DCMI Webinar: How to pick the low hanging fruits of Linked DataThe Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) will host an upcoming webinar that offers a short critical introduction to Linked Data - exploring...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: dcmi, Linked data, rdfVisits: 590 visits

Open Data Manchester: May 2014 edition

Mon, 05/19/2014 - 11:01
27 May 2014Open Data Manchester: May 2014 editionThis month's Open Data Manchester event will explore recent developments in the world of open data, and look at the latest initiatives and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, manchester, greater manchester data synchronisationVisits: 461 visits

Code4Italy@Montecitorio 2014

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 12:55
16 May 2014Code4Italy@Montecitorio 2014 Code4Italy @ Montecitorio 2014 has as a primary goal to raise awareness about the Italian government’s Linked Open Data,...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: ItalyVisits: 460 visits

Berlin Open Data Day 2014

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 16:24
05 Jun 2014Berlin Open Data Day 2014The Berlin Open Data Day (BODDy14) returns on June 5th for the 2014 edition of this annual PSI event. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Environment and Energy, Government, Housing and Infrastructure, TransportCountries: GermanyTags: Open dataVisits: 680 visits

The release of ‘new’ OpenData products by OS sparks online debate

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:12
15 May 2014The release of ‘new’ OpenData products by OS sparks online debateA recent announcement by Ordnance Survey (OS) promoting the release of 2 new OpenData products has sparked an interesting debate into the motivation...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: Ordnance SurveyVisits: 541 visits

European elections results to be provided in open data format

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 15:06
15 May 2014European elections results to be provided in open data formatWith the European elections now just 10 days away, the European Parliament has confirmed that a wide variety of information related to the elections...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open electoral dataVisits: 1213 visits

fYR Macedonia launches new web platform to provide key local PSI

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:29
15 May 2014fYR Macedonia launches new web platform to provide key local PSIAs part of continued efforts to increase the transparency and accountability of local administrations, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: MacedoniaTags: city dashboardVisits: 418 visits