“– bring your laptops, coffee mugs and power extension cords!” On December 11th, the second #OpenDataParty kicks off at Benson Idahosa University, Benin City. During two action-packed days, #OpenDataParty will welcome open data enthusiasts united by the desire to make, …

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Opening Data – from Publication to Use for Sustainable Development Date: Monday 21 September 15:00-17.00 Place: Action Aid 33-39 Bowling Green Lane, London EC1R 0BJ The importance of open and transparent data on aid flows into developing countries is now …

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Anyone can register to attend but start-ups must apply via AngelList by 20th September. Seedcamp is a London based fund supporting start-ups from the pre-seed and seed stage. More details can be found by clicking here. Image: Summary: Seedcamp has teamed up with the Open …

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The challenge asks entrants to use European Quality of Life open data, provided by Eurofound and the UK Data Service, to develop innovative new apps. Registration is free, with more details available here. Image: Summary: The #EULife App Challenge team will visit local developers in …

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Sunlight’s annual unconference, TransparencyCamp, is right around the corner on Sept. 11-12! (If you haven’t registered yet, make sure you grab your tickets!) We couldn’t be more excited to host the open government community here in D.C. to chat how …

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On September 4-5, the Port of Rotterdam is to hold the third edition of what has now become its annual World Port Hackaton. Hackers, programmers, stakeholders and enthusiasts are invited to attend the two-day event and join the teams. Together …

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(This article was first published on blog.RDataMining.com, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) Topic: Text, Knowledge, and Information Extraction Speaker: Dr. Lizhen Qu, Researcher at NICTA Organizer: Canberra Data miners Meetup Group Date and time: 4:30-5:30pm, Tuesday 1 Sept Location: Teal …

Canberra Data Miners: Seminar on Text, Knowledge and Information Extraction, by Dr Lizhen Qu (NICTA), Canberra, 4:30-5:30pm, Tuesday 1 Sept Read more »

Today, me and a few other co-conspirators announced UKHealthCamp – an ‘unconference’ for everyone interested in digital, design, data and technology for health and care. I want to explain why we think this is important, and why it’s time the …

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