Online data standards for cities

The article on Civic Innovations points out the importance of common standards. Data standardization across cities is a critical milestones that must be realized to advance the open data movement, to fully realize all of the potential benefits of openly publishing government data. More people are starting to realize the importance …

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Arts Holland offers cultural Linked Open Data

Last week, Waag Society and it’s partners released Arts Holland. This platform is the primary resource for Linked Open Data on tourism and culture in the Netherlands and will play a role in the tourism (replication) pilot of CitySDK. The platform offers Linked Open Data to be used within CitySDK. Linked …

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Open Data Visualization at Avans Hogeschool

Data Visualisation Installation

For PICNIC 2012, Laurens Schuurkamp and Bert Spaan (Waag Society) developed an Open Data visualization installation. Subsequently, Laurens gave a seminar on Open Data Visualization on the Avans Hogeschool in Den Bosch. Laurens: “Our goal was to draw the city from scratch with the available Open Data, to see if …

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