At Open Data Camp last month I pitched to run a session on mapping open data ecosystems. Happily quite a few people were interested in the topic, so we got together to try out the process and discuss the ideas.
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. …
Visualisation is a huge part of making data accessible – but do we run the risk of distorting the data by imposing a visual narrative on it? How do we visualise responsibly in our storytelling?
What makes for a good API? What makes for a bad one? Do we even need APIs?
Exposing data is a good thing, right? Well, some people want to do bad things with it. So what’s the best way to stop them; or at least mitigate the consequences? Team Sith and Team Jedi discussed.
Can we come together as communities and use digital tools to build platforms and share knowledge? Two operate issues were discussed at Open Data Camp 4
How can we sustain senior sponsorship for open data, when political pressure or change in personnel can remove it. Or can we immunise our organisations against departures?
Local government is under financial siege. Can we make the case for more open data by helping them get more done with less?
For new arrivals at day two of Open Data Camp 4, and for those left with questions after day one, there was another session on the basics. What’s data, what’s open data, how do you get open data, and what …