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Boost Open Data Hackathon: Turku, Finland

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:36
19 Sep 2014 to 21 Sep 2014Boost Open Data Hackathon: Turku, FinlandThe Finnish city of Turku plays host to a 48-hour hackathon this September, during which teams will be asked to develop a software prototype that...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and EnergyCountries: FinlandTags: turku, hackathon, GISVisits: 207 visits

Open Data Manchester: September meet-up

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 08/19/2014 - 08:41
23 Sep 2014Open Data Manchester: September meet-upThe latest Open Data Manchester meet-up will focus on the ways in which open data and journalism interact. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: United KingdomVisits: 81 visits

London´s transport is heading to the future using open data

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 08/14/2014 - 14:26
14 Aug 2014London´s transport is heading to the future using open dataApproximately 6000 developers have registered data feeds from London´s Tube and roads control rooms. ...more infoThemes: TransportCountries: UKVisits: 317 visits

Mapping public data from Copenhagen

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 08/12/2014 - 11:15
12 Aug 2014Mapping public data from CopenhagenErik Svensen demonstrates an easy example of how to extract data from data.kk.dk  - Copenhagen Municipality open data site...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: DenmarkVisits: 227 visits

Digital maps with free software and open data

ePSIplatform news - 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: 1118 visits

Open Data Hack Day: Munich Edition

ePSIplatform news - 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: 145 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 1528 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 817 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 296 visits

Clearing up some semantic web concepts and terms

ePSIplatform news - 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: 1184 visits

Data visualisation for designers

ePSIplatform news - 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: 391 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 264 visits

Aragón Open Data Hackathon

ePSIplatform news - 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: 185 visits

Linked Open Data: Improving SME Competitiveness and Generating New Value

ePSIplatform news - 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: 139 visits

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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 523 visits

Help to shape the UK Open Addresses Database

ePSIplatform news - 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: 540 visits

A proposal for a Government Data Marketplace

ePSIplatform news - 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: 504 visits

Getting Started with the Linked Data Platform - Webinar

ePSIplatform news - 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: 383 visits

Government website error puts Irish citizens’ personal data at risk

ePSIplatform news - 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: 310 visits

Journalist slams the effectiveness of the UK Freedom of Information Act

ePSIplatform news - 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: 374 visits
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