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Digital maps with free software and open data

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 09:15
12 Aug 2014Digital maps with free software and open dataIntroducing beginners to available open source technologies for developing digital maps for free, based on open data and open geo-spatial data. ...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: RomaniaVisits: 1416 visits

Open Data Hack Day: Munich Edition

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 11:34
25 Oct 2014 to 26 Oct 2014Open Data Hack Day: Munich EditionOpen Data Hack Day participants combining technology and journalism to produce stunning visualizations  ...more infoThemes: EducationCountries: GermanyTags: data visualization, Open dataVisits: 483 visits

Italy´s creative urban networks take a major step in reforming cities

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:38
07 Aug 2014Italy´s creative urban networks take a major step in reforming citiesWeb developers and Civic Hackers are now using public data from assets previously owned by the Mafia and other criminals to create social value ...more infoThemes: Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: ItalyTags: public dataVisits: 1795 visits

Introducing the LinDA project: Supporting SME’s in Linked Open Data

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 13:06
06 Aug 2014Introducing the LinDA project: Supporting SME’s in Linked Open DataThe LinDA project has been created to help address challenges relating to the usage and publication of Linked Open Data (LOD) – specifically, the...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: GermanyVisits: 1206 visits

i-KNOW 2014 Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven Business

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 09:28
16 Sep 2014 to 19 Sep 2014i-KNOW 2014 Conference on Knowledge Technologies and Data-driven BusinessThe city of Graz will play host to the i-KNOW 2014 conference, an event focused on advancing research at the intersection of disciplines such as...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: AustriaTags: events, ec-tel14, ec-tel2014, od4edu, open data for education & learning, Open data, springer formatVisits: 485 visits

Clearing up some semantic web concepts and terms

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 09:02
05 Aug 2014Clearing up some semantic web concepts and termsWhat are the differences between taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies and knowledge graphs? ...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Austria, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: ontology, Semantic Web, thesaurus, taxonomy, knowledge graphVisits: 1529 visits

Data visualisation for designers

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:50
15 Sep 2014Data visualisation for designersThe Guardian has organised a paid evening course this September to show designers how an understanding of statistics, copywriting and storytelling...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: course, designVisits: 567 visits

Europeana Creative Challenges in Tourism and Social Networks are now open!

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 08:31
05 Aug 2014Europeana Creative Challenges in Tourism and Social Networks are now open!Web developers, entrepreneurs and creative wizards from across Europe are being invited to take part in the second phase of the Europeana Creative...more infoThemes: Culture, Safety and Social Welfare, TourismCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Europeana, Open data, challengeVisits: 470 visits

Aragón Open Data Hackathon

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 14:36
26 Sep 2014 to 27 Sep 2014Aragón Open Data HackathonTaking place on the 26th and 27th of September 2014, the Aragón Open Data Jacathon will give developers and other data related...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: SpainVisits: 383 visits

Linked Open Data: Improving SME Competitiveness and Generating New Value

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 13:01
02 Sep 2014Linked Open Data: Improving SME Competitiveness and Generating New ValueThe LinDA project will host a Linked Open Data (LOD) Workshop in Leipzig this September, organised as part of the wider SEMANTiCS conference taking...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: GermanyVisits: 401 visits

Webinar: Opening up public data – making your data more usable

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 14:37
02 Sep 2014Webinar: Opening up public data – making your data more usableDigital Leaders will host a webinar this September to look at examples of public services that have been transformed by opening up their data. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Access to InformationVisits: 723 visits

Help to shape the UK Open Addresses Database

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 12:51
08 Aug 2014Help to shape the UK Open Addresses DatabaseThe Open Data Institute will host an event in London this August to help shape their new Open Address Database for the UK. ...more infoThemes: Government, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: United KingdomTags: open address data, gazeteerVisits: 727 visits

A proposal for a Government Data Marketplace

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:15
01 Aug 2014A proposal for a Government Data MarketplacePolicy Exchange, a UK based think tank aimed at developing new policy ideas for better public services, has published an article proposing a so...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: policy, Open data, public-private partnershipVisits: 696 visits

Getting Started with the Linked Data Platform - Webinar

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:25
11 Aug 2014Getting Started with the Linked Data Platform - WebinarThis free webinar is designed to introduce participants to the Linked Data Platform (LDP), a collection of standard techniques and...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: linked data platformVisits: 557 visits

Government website error puts Irish citizens’ personal data at risk

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:03
31 Jul 2014Government website error puts Irish citizens’ personal data at riskIrish Government genealogy website www.irishgenealogy.ie has been strongly criticised for risking citizens’ personal data by having information...more infoThemes: Culture, Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: IrelandTags: personal data, genealogyVisits: 462 visits

Journalist slams the effectiveness of the UK Freedom of Information Act

Thu, 07/31/2014 - 09:45
31 Jul 2014Journalist slams the effectiveness of the UK Freedom of Information Act“Since the (FoI) Act was passed it has become increasingly useless”, writes Ian Dunt, editor of politics.co.uk. ...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomTags: foia, Access to InformationVisits: 543 visits

Report: Enhancing discoverability of public health and epidemiology research data

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 16:39
30 Jul 2014Report: Enhancing discoverability of public health and epidemiology research dataA report has been published based on the work carried out as part of the research project “Enhancing Discoverability of Public Health and...more infoThemes: Health, Science and TechnologyCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open health data, open researchVisits: 710 visits

Devon Open Data Forum - August meet-up

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 15:51
27 Aug 2014Devon Open Data Forum - August meet-upOpen Data enthusiasts in Devon are invited to the latest regional meet up, being held in Exeter this August.   ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: devon, Open data, meetupVisits: 633 visits

Learn more about the Open Data Challenge Series

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:37
22 Aug 2014Learn more about the Open Data Challenge SeriesThe ODI Leeds will play host a special event this August, organised to give more information about the Open Data Challenge Series. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: United KingdomTags: odileeds, nesta, open data challengeVisits: 525 visits

German civic society organisations release joint opinion on the revision of PSI Re-Use Law

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 12:55
30 Jul 2014German civic society organisations release joint opinion on the revision of PSI Re-Use LawFour German civil society organisations have joined forces to publish a joint opinion on the revision of the country's Re-Use of Public Sector...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: GermanyTags: Open data, PSI re-use, Civil SocietyVisits: 543 visits