Istanbul Public Transportation Information System

  As cities grow due to increasing population, the pressure on transportation systems increases as well, which results in more complex challenges. In the big cities transportation alternatives evolving along with the depending on geography. Istanbul is the one of luckiest cities in this respect. Roads and railways as well…

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MSDN Magazine promotes Open311

  The November Issue of the MSDN Magazine concentrates on the government-focused app development scenarios and therefore promotes the Open311 standard. Tim Kulp, the leader of the development team at United Healthcare International in Baltimore, demonstrates the benefits of the Open311 API by integrating it into Windows Store apps. According…

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Come to Istanbul for Hackathonist!

Nowadays, we see that the developer community is really interested in hackathon events all over the world in order to develop interesting and useful applications collaboratively. These events are also named as “DevCamp”, “Hackday”, “CodeFest”, “Innovation Challenge”, “Unconference”, etc. in various cities. Now, a new name for the list: “HACKATHONIST”!…

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The Netherlands from a New Perspective

therlands' buildings by age

by Ron Boonstra, reposted from Waag Society On Friday 30 August I was sitting next to developer Bert Spaan when he put the finishing touch to his datavisualisation of all buildings of the Netherlands, according to their year of construction and I just had some time left to put the fact…

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Routes to the Future – Transport Innovation Challenge

FutureEverything and Transport for Greater Manchester present Routes to the Future: An Innovation Challenge, an intensive 48 hour competition aimed at coders and creative software developers to build new, useful applications from TfGM’s data that will improve the public transport experience for people of Greater Manchester. There are cash and…

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Visit to the Open Data Institute

Watching the changing opacity of the Obelisk

The Open Data Institute in Shoreditch, east London, was our destination last week, as partners from CitySDK and Commons 4 EU were in London for a three day workshop. The ODI was established with funding mainly from the UK Government from representations by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt…

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