I’m proud to say, I’ve finally met Burt Lum. Burt has been a lovely supporter of the OKCast since our inception. It was a joy to speak with Neal Bastek of Open Knowledge today and have him tell me to …

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In this interview I speak with the inspiring Margo Thierry of Open-Steps. She and Alex Corbi traveled the globe talking about open data. Listen to what they’ve been up to! The post OKFestival 2014 – Margo Thierry – Open-Steps – …

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Eva Constantaras (@EvaConstantaras), is a data and investigative journalist and trainer specialized in cross-border journalism projects to combat corruption and foster transparency. She’s the Data Journalism Advisor for Internews in Kenya and trains journalists across Asia, the Middle East and East Africa on …

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TimeMapper lets you create elegant and embeddable timemaps quickly and easily from a simple spreadsheet. A timemap is an interactive timeline whose items connect to a geomap. Creating a timemap with TimeMapper is as easy as filling in a spreadsheet …

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From theory to experimentation Back in November 2010, I faced a problem while teaching my students about the Semantic Web. I wanted to convey the idea that Semantic Web technologies can break down the barriers between dataset silos on the …

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