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Citizen science versus NIMBY? | ... My heart’s in Accra

Citizen science versus NIMBY? | ... My heart’s in Accra | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Using Safecast data: Citizen science versus NIMBY? http://t.co/gAalEWl0Jn via @dangerbui from #citizensensing to #sensorjourno
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tomp.io : Issues in Open Research Data: Health

tomp.io : Issues in Open Research Data: Health | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
RT @tompollard: Culture is largely the barrier that restricts flow of research data: http://t.co/pwJD20uxH3 #opendata in health care
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Toronto, Now in Glorious 3D | cityscape | Torontoist

Toronto, Now in Glorious 3D | cityscape | Torontoist | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
A 3D model of Toronto, from the City’s Open Data files. Courtesy of the City of Toronto. Toronto’s City Planning office has released data files that
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Open Data, Smart Citizens?

Open Data, Smart Citizens? | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Although a relatively recent phenomenon, the concept and implementation of technologically-enabled ‘smart cities,’ has already generated much criticism.
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Most participants in “citizen science” projects give up almost immediately - Ars Technica

Most participants in “citizen science” projects give up almost immediately - Ars Technica | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Still, participants have saved project organizers $1.5 million.
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Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid? New Map Has the Answer

Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid? New Map Has the Answer | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
A new analysis by a nonprofit organization found that nearly one-third of state revenue is provided from the federal government. Using data from 2012, the Tax Foundation produced a map that shows federal aid as a percentage of state revenue.
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Citizen science versus NIMBY? | ... My heart’s in Accra

Citizen science versus NIMBY? | ... My heart’s in Accra | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Using Safecast data: Citizen science versus NIMBY? http://t.co/gAalEWl0Jn via @dangerbui from #citizensensing to #sensorjourno
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12 Amazing Things About the Christmas Bird Count | Audubon Magazine

12 Amazing Things About the Christmas Bird Count | Audubon Magazine | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
The longest-running citizen science project in the world is still evolving: http://t.co/y2pdTmaPUK #AudubonCBC
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Open Data Grey Areas - Smart Data Collective

Open Data Grey Areas - Smart Data Collective | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
“The trustworthiness of open data,” Boswarva explained, “depends on the particulars of the individual dataset and publisher. Some open data is robust, and some is rubbish. That doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with open data as a concept.
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Open Cities Mapping Project: Using Open data for Innovative Urban planning solutions

Open Cities Mapping Project: Using Open data for Innovative Urban planning solutions | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Data is certainly the biggest asset of the Internet Century and the World Bank, through its Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) had launched the Open Cities Project back in ...
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Pecha Kucha BXL Vol.32: Vivek Bajaj - Big Data Stories

Vivek Bajaj - Big Data Stories The PechaKucha concept: each speaker has 6 minutes 40 sec. for a presentation in 20 images. Each image is on screen for only 2...
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"Tweeting for Science" When Social Media met Citizen Science

This is the presentation that I gave together with a group of panelists at the Dana Centre as part of National Science and Engineering Week. March 20th, 201...
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Conference

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Save the dates for the Citizen Science 2015 Conference February 11 - 12, 2015 in San Jose, California The first conference of the new Citizen Science Association will be convened in conjunction wit...
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Open access to data can break down barriers and empower patients

Open access to data can break down barriers and empower patients | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Projects that use patient data collaboratively and develop new technologies are helping tackle the impending NHS crisis, writes Zahid Latif (Open access to data can break down barriers and empower patients http://t.co/8vobYrmzen)...
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The Tweeted Times - personal newspaper generated from your Twitter account

RT @mikepluta: Top Tweets from #BigData Influencers http://t.co/XkU2jQGzdG - top stories by ITredux, mjcavaretta, bobehayes
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Risk of Flooding from Rivers and Sea Dataset Released as Open Data

Risk of Flooding from Rivers and Sea Dataset Released as Open Data | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
The Environment Agency announced at the end of 2014 that it was releasing the Risk of Flooding from Rivers and Sea dataset (formerly known as the National Flood Risk Assessment dataset, NAFRA) as a...
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event:2015-02 [make.opendata.ch]

event:2015-02 [make.opendata.ch] | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
[Termin] 1. Swiss Open Cultural Data #Hackathon am 27./28.2. in der @CHNatbib Jetzt anmelden: http://t.co/oLFj5xefSG via @ETHBibliothek
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Are Open Data and Democratised Technologies Political Neutral? Call for Papers | P2P Foundation

The promise of big and open data and data infrastructures is for greater evidence based decision making, informed policy, and efficient management.
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Open Data Visualization Tool Challenges Traditional GIS

Open Data Visualization Tool Challenges Traditional GIS | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Former Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn will work with municipalities to show how DriveDecisions can combine open data, visualize it and improve decision-making.
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June 2104 in review: Big stories from big data - ITWorld Canada

June 2104 in review: Big stories from big data - ITWorld Canada | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Big data held centre court this month, thanks to a conference in Toronto. We got a bunch of big stories from the
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PoC hack on data sent between phones and smartwatches (updated)

PoC hack on data sent between phones and smartwatches (updated) | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
All your text messages, calendar entries, and biometric data belongs to us.
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Open Data Index - Open Knowledge

Open Data Index - Open Knowledge | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
The Global Open Data Index assesses the state of open government data around the world.
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Big Open Data Hackathon

Big Open Data Hackathon | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Welcome to the Big Open Data Hackathon! San Francisco April 18th and 19th 2014 What will happen when we gather together a talented group of data scientists, developers, statisticians, visualization designers, thinkers, makers and hackers then...
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Open data sheds light on how universities are minority providers of commissioned research to government.

Open data sheds light on how universities are minority providers of commissioned research to government. | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Anyone under the impression that universities are the dominant suppliers to government of commissioned research, advice, and knowledge, think again. Open data on government spending shows the relat...
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Wild Side: Citizens contribute to scientific research and monitoring - Pierce County Herald

Wild Side: Citizens contribute to scientific research and monitoring - Pierce County Herald | Social Life of Data | Scoop.it
Wild Side: Citizens contribute to scientific research and monitoring Pierce County Herald Citizen science, also called Public Participation in Scientific Research (PPSR), has been around for a long time but has recently taken off with a new...
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