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Top 10 open government articles in 2013 | opensource.com

Top 10 open government articles in 2013 | opensource.com | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Explore how the principles behind open source--collaboration, transparency, and rapid prototyping--are proven catalysts for innovation.
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OpenDataSoft

OpenDataSoft | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Public data is becoming more important and governments from around the world are opening up their data sets to be used by citizens and organisations.

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"(Public) data sets come in any format and OpenDataSoft is capable of reading any data format as well as understand any data type. Using metadata is makes the data findable and reusable, it can add filters for data that for example should not be published or it can enrich the records."

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Appy-Land or Geekistan? The open questions of Open Data

Appy-Land or Geekistan? The open questions of Open Data | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Under Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s watch, the way we engage with government agencies is set to go digital by default.
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Opower, Energy Australia and why Australia needs open data in smart meters

Opower, Energy Australia and why Australia needs open data in smart meters | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Opower - so very promising… There’s a fantastic company out there called Opower. Obama himself visited Opower HQ some three years ago. Opower provides software that helps people reduce their household...
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» Cambodia sets pace with open data - Innovation - English - DW.DE

» Cambodia sets pace with open data - Innovation - English - DW.DE | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
onMedia - Quality Journalism in the Digital Age
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A Bottom-Up Smart City? | Data-Smart City Solutions

A Bottom-Up Smart City? | Data-Smart City Solutions | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
As the municipal open data movement spreads across the globe, we can also begin to redefine the role of the citizen group within the context of data.
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Why Pakistan should join the Open Government Partnership - Information Policy

For any government to move forward towards a better democratic system, it must find scalable ways to work alongside stakeholders and ensure citizen participation in the policymaking process.
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midata innovation lab | The world's fastest-built data innovation lab creating the world's most interesting and varied datasets

midata innovation lab | The world's fastest-built data innovation lab creating the world's most interesting and varied datasets | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
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Tech challenge develops algorithms to predict atrocities - SciDev.Net

Tech challenge develops algorithms to predict atrocities - SciDev.Net | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Governments and charities could use algorithms created for a contest to anticipate where brutality may occur.
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Mayors Challenge 2013: Home

Mayors Challenge 2013: Home | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Built from the ground up on the revolutionary ColdFusion MX server platform, farcry is the affordable, powerful site management solution that is quick to implement, and intuitive to use.
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“Share, improve and reuse public sector data” – French Government ...

“Share, improve and reuse public sector data” – French Government ... | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
This is a guest post from Rayna Stamboliyska and Pierre Chrzanowski of the Open Knowledge Foundation France · Etalab, the Prime Minister's task force for Open Government Data, unveiled on December 18 the new version ...
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Big Data Becomes a Mirror - The Governance Lab @ NYU

Big Data Becomes a Mirror - The Governance Lab @ NYU | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Book Review of ‘Uncharted,’ by Erez Aiden and Jean-Baptiste Michel in the New York Times: “Why do English speakers say “drove” rather than “drived”?
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The GovLab @ NYU Releases Preview of the First Comprehensive Study of Companies Using Open Government Data - The Governance Lab @ NYU

The GovLab @ NYU Releases Preview of the First Comprehensive Study of Companies Using Open Government Data - The Governance Lab @ NYU | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
DECEMBER 17, 2013 – The Governance Lab (The GovLab) today released an initial list of just over 500 “open data companies” –companies powered at least in part by open government data.
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Japanese government launches public data portal, aiming to keep up with open data trend

Japanese government launches public data portal, aiming to keep up with open data trend | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
We recently featured Cameron Beccario’s Tokyo Wind Map, a visualization created from publicly available weather data.
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Open Data Consultancy Final Report

Open Data Consultancy Final Report | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
This report presents the outcomes of the Open Data Consultancy study that Swirrl IT Limited was commissioned to carry out for the Scottish Government from September to November 2013.
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Fascinating Big Data On Migration From The Facebook Team

Fascinating Big Data On Migration From The Facebook Team | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
This is the sort of thing that economists get excited about and it is also undoubtedly where a lot of economic research is going to be done in the coming decades.
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Building tech-powered public services > Publication :: IPPR

Building tech-powered public services > Publication :: IPPR | Open Government Daily | Scoop.it
Given the rapid pace of technological change and take-up by the public, it is a question of when not if public services become 'tech-powered'.
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