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Open data: we need to share research results, even when they are wrong

Open data: we need to share research results, even when they are wrong | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
There are huge flaws in the way research data is uploaded, says Mark Hahnel, but how far are we from a universal solution?
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Atlas is now an open platform for everyone’s charts and data

Atlas is now an open platform for everyone’s charts and data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Atlas debuted last year as a home for all of Quartz's charts and the data behind them. Today it becomes a platform for your charts and data, too. We are opening up Atlas to chart creators around the world, from researchers to analysts to fellow journalists and anyone else who regularly works with data

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Research: The economic value of open versus paid data | Open Data Institute

Research: The economic value of open versus paid data | Open Data Institute | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The Open Data Institute (ODI) equip, connect and inspire people around the world to innovate with data. Co-founded by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Sir Nigel Shadbolt, the ODI provides events, training, membership and consultancy around open data.
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Two new bills push for police transparency

Democratic representatives Reginald Bolding and Ken Clark are proposing two bills aimed at increasing police transparency. The first bill would create a data...


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How to visualize a city budget?

How to visualize a city budget? | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The goal is clear: Gdańsk should become an open city, with the decision-making process transparent to everybody; a city …
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Gdansk city budget visualization

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In The Information Debate, Openness and Privacy Are The Same Thing

In The Information Debate, Openness and Privacy Are The Same Thing | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Rather than positioning privacy and openness as opposing forces, the fact is they're different sides of the same coin – and equally important. This might..
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Fàtima Galan's curator insight, June 12, 2015 3:51 AM

"Openness and privacy both share the same impulse: I want to be in control of my life, I want to know and choose whether a hospital or school is a good hospital or school and be in control of my choice of services."

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Open data and charities | Nominet Trust

Open data involves a paradigm shift in the way organisations manage their information and data: moving from a default of charities keeping data resources locked up in under-used internal systems, to building a shared ‘Web of Data’.
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Fantasy Frontbench – giving the public a way to compare politicians | Open Knowledge Blog

Fantasy Frontbench – giving the public a way to compare politicians | Open Knowledge Blog | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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Fàtima Galan's curator insight, April 21, 2015 12:09 PM

"This allows users to create their own fantasy ‘cabinet’ by selecting and sorting politicians on how they have voted in Parliament on key policy issues such as EU integration, Updating Trident, Same-sex marriage and NHS reform."

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Burkina Faso's revolution - an extreme case of open data and government transition

Burkina Faso's revolution - an extreme case of open data and government transition | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Literally translated Burkina Faso means “land of the upright people.” It has long been one of West Africa’s most stable countries, despite having one of world’s lowest GDPs and being surrounded by countries with serious security issues, like Mali and Nigeria. In October 2014 Burkina Faso found its way onto TV screens around the world - a 36 hour popular uprising forced long-term leader Blaise Compaore from office. An interim administration was appointed and elections are planned for 11th October
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Prototype Fund winner Max Ogden building data-sharing ecosystem

Prototype Fund winner Max Ogden building data-sharing ecosystem | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Photo of Max Ogden. Courtesy of the Aspen Institute. Imagine two government agencies that have the same data set on ...
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Open Humans project allows healthy adults to open-source medical data

Medical researchers typically don’t share the results of their studies with the hundreds of subjects who participated. But Jason Bobe, one of the co-founders of the Open Humans project, wants to reverse that trend.
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Open Humans projects...

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Comparing the 5-star scheme with Open Data Certificates | News | Open Data Institute

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The Future of Public Space Analytics

The Future of Public Space Analytics | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Public space is an essential component of any great city. It brings people together to socialize, recreate, and work. More pointedly, it attracts people to the city, builds relationships, and spurs...
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Data reuse and the open data citation advantage

Data reuse and the open data citation advantage | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Data reuse and the open data citation advantage

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Why open knowledge

A presentation setting out the pros and cons of open practice, and why it is relevant, outlining a number of arguments for engagement

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Standards Are Crucial to Successful Open Data Policies

Standards Are Crucial to Successful Open Data Policies | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it

Data standards create a common structure that facilitates information sharing, inter-organizational cooperation and the ability to build on past successes — all important ingredients to driving data-smart innovation.

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About importance of standards for open data policies

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We must exploit open data before US takes the lead, says EU official

We must exploit open data before US takes the lead, says EU official | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The data economy is a multi-trillon euro industry that Europe could lead, says the European Commission’s Francesco Barbato
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In The Information Debate, Openness and Privacy Are The Same Thing

In The Information Debate, Openness and Privacy Are The Same Thing | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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A game of two halves: how open data can tackle corruption and save Fifa’s future | News | Open Data Institute - SnapBuzz

A game of two halves: how open data can tackle corruption and save Fifa’s future | News | Open Data Institute - http://t.co/sDzUn9Z1hi
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The data science ecosystem, part 3: Data applications

The data science ecosystem, part 3: Data applications | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The third part in a series on the data science ecosystem looks at the applications that turn data into insights or models.
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NASA APIs

NASA APIs | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Data is one of the most important assets at NASA
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NASA is incredibly active in opening source and data and API too #opendata #opengov

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Finodex accelerator opens its second call to fund projects based on Open Data and FIWARE | Finodex Project

Finodex accelerator opens its second call to fund projects based on Open Data and FIWARE | Finodex Project | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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Visualizing Cultural Heritage: Linked Open Data and the Carnegie Hall Archives p. 2

Visualizing Cultural Heritage: Linked Open Data and the Carnegie Hall Archives p. 2 | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Information about the Jozef Pilsudski Institute of America - a center of Polish culture. Its history, organization, current activities and the collections: archives, gallery, library
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ODI, UUK and top UK universities launch project...

ODI, UUK and top UK universities launch project... | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
The ODI and Universities UK, have today (4th November) announced that they will lead a project involving a group of top UK universities, the National Union of Students (NUS) and Jisc to explore the opportunities open data presents the higher...
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