“Cities are turning into vast data factories”

The Economist magazine has identified that cities are “turning into vast data factories” as the smart city moves from concept to reality. And CitySDK has been identified by them as a project that is key to this opening up of data. Read the full article here. This reinvention of the …

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Manchester Hackathon Announced – Cash Prizes

For the first time ever, the City of Manchester invites you to dig underneath its digital skin. FutureEverything, Open Data Manchester and Manchester City Council are looking for experts and innovators to hack, code, programme and experiment with the city’s sets of open data to build new applications and develop …

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Shared City Learning around Open Data

One of the benefits with working with the open data community is that it is genuinely open, and happy to share good practice and learn from what others are doing. For cities facing difficult budget decisions at the same time as developing more online and digital services, this sharing of …

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Visualising Everything

XX Go Viral

Over the last few months there has been a shift in how we are seeing news media use data, in that the tools and skills are now embedded enough in mainstream news organisations (and blogs and other sources) to see instant responses to particular news stories. Perhaps not surprisingly a …

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ENoLL Summer School

To be held in Helsinki Metropolitan Region -the 2012 World Design Capital and European Entrepreneurial Region 2012. The 2012 Summer School will offer four days full of happenings! Interesting and inspiring programme starting with the Pre-summer School workshop, continuing with three main Summer School days offering several workshops, presentations and …

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