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Reflections on the pitfalls of using Open Data in a real life project

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 15:38
27 Jul 2015Reflections on the pitfalls of using Open Data in a real life projectRichard Speigal, from an advertising and web design agency based in Bath (UK), has published a blog post showing the difficulties of...more infoThemes: Education, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, api, data catalogues, Open education dataVisits: 107 visits

Open educational resources (OER) in higher education institutions in Germany

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:19
27 Jul 2015Open educational resources (OER) in higher education institutions in GermanyA new post has been published on the Wikimedia German Blog that explores the topic of Free Knowledge and Science focused in the use of Open...more infoThemes: Education, Science and TechnologyCountries: GermanyTags: open science, Open Education, open educational resourcesVisits: 168 visits

Call for Participation in final Share-PSI workshop: maximising interoperability

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:11
27 Jul 2015Call for Participation in final Share-PSI workshop: maximising interoperabilityThe final workshop in the Share-PSI series will take place in Berlin on 25 - 26 November 2015. ...more infoThemes: Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Germany, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: share psi, public authorities, Open data, vocabulariesVisits: 213 visits

Call for projects on data journalism and inequality

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 12:05
27 Jul 2015Call for projects on data journalism and inequalityA call for projects on data journalism and inequality has been announced in Spain, with a deadline of 15 September 2015. ...more infoThemes: Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Environment and Energy, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: SpainTags: medialab prado, desigualdad, inequality, data journalism, periodismo de datosVisits: 157 visits

The Norwegian Mapping Authority invites you to explore Norway in Minecraft

Fri, 07/24/2015 - 16:18
24 Jul 2015The Norwegian Mapping Authority invites you to explore Norway in MinecraftNorway wants to join Great Britain and Denmark in the group of ‘minecrafted’ countries that are publicly accessible. ...more infoThemes: Environment and Energy, Housing and InfrastructureCountries: NorwayTags: Open data, open geodata, minecraftVisits: 334 visits

Horizon magazine focuses on Open Science

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 10:06
23 Jul 2015Horizon magazine focuses on Open ScienceHorizon, the European Commission's daily online science and research magazine, looks this July at the practicalities and implications of Open...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Open Access, open science, Horizon 2020, business innovationVisits: 228 visits

Detail Data project to help charities create value by using Open Data

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:50
23 Jul 2015Detail Data project to help charities create value by using Open DataThe Detail Data project aims to help charities develop their ability to use Open Data to effectively create and enhance social,...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Health, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, dkan, Northern Ireland, charitiesVisits: 894 visits

Discussion: Open Data and people - How do they work together?

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 14:45
28 Jul 2015Discussion: Open Data and people - How do they work together?Service designers, user researchers, UX developers and general Open Data enthusiasts are invited to an event in London this July, to share their...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: United KingdomTags: Open dataVisits: 577 visits

OpenData200: a new study to map the re-use of Open Data in Italy

Wed, 07/22/2015 - 14:31
22 Jul 2015OpenData200: a new study to map the re-use of Open Data in ItalyFrancesca De Chiara, Visiting Fellow at the GovLab, recently announced the launch of the "Open Data 200 Italia" initiative, the first systematic...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, economic impact, social impactVisits: 1762 visits

Open Data Youth Camp in Croatia

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 15:10
29 Aug 2015 to 02 Sep 2015Open Data Youth Camp in CroatiaThe Open Data Youth Camp, organised by the Council for the Open Government Partnership in Croatia, focuses on use and reuse of public sector...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: CroatiaTags: OGP, youth, camp, summerVisits: 527 visits

Seminar: Data Curation @ SpazioDati using Linked Open Data technologies

Tue, 07/21/2015 - 10:14
22 Jul 2015Seminar: Data Curation @ SpazioDati using Linked Open Data technologiesThe Italian city of Turin is hosting a seminar based on utilizing Linked Data and Big Data techniques and technologies for enterprise...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: ItalyTags: Linked data, big dataVisits: 374 visits

EULife AppChallenge: Help us understand the Europe we live in

Mon, 07/13/2015 - 14:32
13 Jul 2015EULife AppChallenge: Help us understand the Europe we live inThe EULife AppChallenge promotes the development of Apps that reuse new Open Data related to quality of life (including healthcare,...more infoThemes: Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Safety and Social Welfare, Tourism, TransportCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, quality of life, challenge, appsVisits: 490 visits

Open Data Award 2015 winners announced

Fri, 07/10/2015 - 14:04
10 Jul 2015Open Data Award 2015 winners announcedThe second edition of the Open Data Awards, promoted by the Open Data Institute, held its award ceremony on July 9 at...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Government, Health, Science and TechnologyCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Awards, odiukVisits: 310 visits

Loire-Atlantique UPLoAd open data projects pitch during Nantes digital week

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 15:53
24 Sep 2015Loire-Atlantique UPLoAd open data projects pitch during Nantes digital weekThe French ‘Département de la Loire-Atlantique’ is organising a presentation session for projects from the UPLoad permanent call...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Environment and Energy, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: FranceTags: Open data, funding, challenge, application developmentVisits: 471 visits

Course on Open Government and PSI Re-Use in the Local Scope

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 08:49
09 Jul 2015 to 10 Jul 2015Course on Open Government and PSI Re-Use in the Local ScopeThe University Pablo Olavide (Seville, Spain), is hosting a summer course on 'Open Government and PSI Re-use for the Local Scope'. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: SpainTags: seville, course, summerVisits: 212 visits

Report: Anonymity and risk of re-identification of Health Data

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 15:09
08 Jul 2015Report: Anonymity and risk of re-identification of Health DataThe French ministry in charge of Health commissioned the Direction of Research, Studies, Evaluation and Statistics (DREES) to prepare the text of...more infoThemes: Government, Health, Science and TechnologyCountries: FranceTags: Open data, anonymisation, personal data, PrivacyVisits: 340 visits

Revision of DCAT Application Profile for Data Portals in Europe

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 14:53
08 Jul 2015Revision of DCAT Application Profile for Data Portals in EuropeThe ISA Programme of the European Commission has started an activity to review and revise the DCAT Application Profile for Data Portals in...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: joinup, dcat, catalogues, W3C, ISAVisits: 375 visits

Data visualisation of where EU population is growing and declining

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 14:20
07 Jul 2015Data visualisation of where EU population is growing and decliningA new research analysis has revealed where the population of Europe is growing and declining. ...more infoThemes: Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Germany, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: data visualization, population, EUROSTATVisits: 457 visits

Czech Open Data meet-up with French connection: drinks & chat with Cédric Lombion

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 13:52
15 Jul 2015Czech Open Data meet-up with French connection: drinks & chat with Cédric LombionCédric Lombion, from Open Knowledge France, is heading to Prague for an international research meet-up about the state of Open...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Science and Technology, TourismCountries: Czech RepublicTags: meetup, Open dataVisits: 336 visits