Open data showed its staying power this week, staking more long-term ground in high-level discussions of efficiencies and ethics, as well as demonstrating its life-saving benefits. Plus: New Orleans’ Behind the Numbers blog tackles gun violence with open data. Favor …

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Open data is making its way in advanced countries like the United Kingdom and the United States but also into Latin America. Chile is among the top 15 countries of the Open Data Barometer 2014 edition—a global ranking led by …

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Photo by Caresse Ley. Web scraping is a way to extract information presented on websites. As I explained it in the first instalment of this article, web scraping is used by many companies. It’s also a great tool for reporters …

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We are pleased to announce that the second annual Global Legislative Openness Week (GLOW) will run from September 7-15, 2015. GLOW is being organized by members of the Open Government Partnership’s Legislative Openness Working Group, which is co-chaired by the …

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Libby Bishop, Manager, Producer Relations: Research Ethics, at the UK Data Service updates us on the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) event Data Linkage: Ethical and Social Concerns. Not even a strike on the London Tube could deter the …

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