“– 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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Web scraping is a flexible and powerful technique to collect data for your projects. You can use a scraper to quickly grab all kinds of information for analysis and processing. Scrapers are the backbone of our projects such as They …

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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 …

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One of the defining features of the subject matter covered by the Beyond the Smart City event is its breadth; in putting together the programme we’ve deliberately selected topics and speakers that explore the wider implications of data and technology …

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On Saturday 27th June we’re putting on some short, targeted workshops on a topics ranging from publishing and telling stories with open data to design for smart initiatives. It’s going to be a busy programme with the opportunity for follow-on …

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