Intro to APIs: Working with URLs, JSON, APIs, and Open Data — Without Writing Any Code : DigitalGov
UK local government open data resources
Chicago’s smart city: From open data to rat control | ZDNet
To become a smart city, Chicago has recognised the need to pool all data sources into one publicly available platform.
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Why the Open Definition Matters for Open Data: Quality, Compatibility and Simplicity | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog
NSA built “Google-like” interface to scan 850+ billion metadata records
Data like unique phone identifiers, e-mail addresses, and chat handles now being shared.
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Open Government countries ranking 2013 (based on OGP data) | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog
Open journalism also means opening up your data, so others can use and improve it
Just as it does for the code behind software, opening up the data behind news stories and other forms of journalism has a number of benefits, including the fact that it’s easier to detect and fix errors — and it’s easier for others to expand and re-use the data
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Food Open Data Challenge question announced + applications open | Nesta
Find out more about the Food Open Data Challenge Question and learn about how to apply.
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The Discoverability Challenge – How Can We Make Research Data Easier to Find and Use?
Enhancing the discoverability of public health and epidemiology research data is a key to ensuring that it gets more widely used. This was the topic of a recent workshop hosted by the London School…
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OpenGov Voices: How open is your city’s crime data?
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the guest blogger and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of the Sunlight Foundation or any employee thereof. Sunlight Foundation is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information within the guest blog. Brittany Suszan, SpotCrime. Image …
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