If you’re living in the UK, it probably hasn’t escaped your attention that the Prime Minister Theresa May has put the wheels in motion for a UK General Election on June 8th. This means that an estimated 47 million UK

After a two-year decline in the number of “Open Data Day” events held in US cities, the Trump presidency has seen renewed interest in organizing the event, and given it new meaning. By Aaron Wytze It’s hard to say what first alarmed …

Trump Presidency Sees Spike in “Open Data Day” Events Across US Cities Read more »

With access to more data about their communities, teenagers can use it to shape decisions and plan their futures. Supported by the ODI’s mini-grants programme, the Argentine Government set out to empower young people with tools to find and compare …

‘Bring Open Data to Your School’: connecting teens with open data in Argentina Read more »

Up to 50 startups and SMEs to receive equity-free funding of up to €100k European Commission commits €7.1m into data driven innovation, and €4.8M to directly fund startups and SMEs over the next 3 years Startups will work with data …

Data Pitch: a new Europe-wide data accelerator launches today Read more »

You’ve just parked your car. Google Maps offers to record your current location so you can find where you parked your car. It also lets you note how much parking time you have available. Sharing this data allows Google Maps to provide you

Post: 15 March 2017 I recently requested from the Education Funding Agency a list of academy schools (or academy trusts) that are members of the Risk Protection Arrangement. The RPA is a comprehensive government-backed alternative to insurance. Membership is open …

List of Risk Protection Arrangement (RPA) member schools released as open data Read more »

This post is a repost of Giuseppe’s Medium blog post I am slowly coming back to life after Open Data Camp. Being in Cardiff was amazing, if not for the weather, which is partly to blame for my current heavy cold. …

Open Data Camp 4: bigger, better, wetter Read more »