Better data for better lives. That is the theme for this year’s African Statistics Day. Since its inception by the United Nations Economic… Continue reading on Medium »

ODI Junior Analyst Dawn Duhaney reflects on her journey from getting to grips with open data to publishing her first dataset, and urges other ‘non-techies’ to do the same Let’s face it: the tricky, technical aspects of open data can …

Open data tools that make publishing easy (even for non-techies like me) Read more »

Here are some things that caught our attention last week: Matt Gray points out that American NOAA Weather Satellites transmit pictures via FM radio at 137MHz. Which, as Matt demonstrates, means you could use a $12 USB dongle and a laptop to …

Data Lab Link Roundup: Worm wars, csvkit, machine learning platforms, Jeep hacking, and a $12 satellite imagery receiver Read more »

Data can be a powerful tool for NGOs that can help them improve their daily work. In order to teach these organizations ways to effectively use data, School of Data, Social Tic and colleague from Guatemala’s digital media Plaza Pública …

School of data in Mexico City! Read more »