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Danny Lämmerhirt

Take aways from TicTec2017 – what happen when civic tech and research meet

This week mySociety held TICTeC 2017 in Italy, a conference to present and debate the impact of civic technology. The programme was very well curated, convening high-quality talks from theory and practice, while striking a balance between discussing fundamental questions and looking at practical solutions. All session notes are on a hackpad that was kindly […]

Egle Marija Ramanauskaite

Technarium hackerspace celebrates Open Data Day in Vilnius, Lithuania

This blog is part of the event report series on International Open Data Day 2017. On Saturday 4 March, groups from around the world organised over 300 events to celebrate, promote and spread the use of open data. 44 events received additional support through the Open Knowledge International mini-grants scheme, funded by SPARC, the Open […]

Open Knowledge International

Steady but Slow – Open Data’s Progress in the Caribbean

Over the last two years, the SlashRoots Foundation has supported the Caribbean’s participation in the Open Knowledge International’s Global Open Data Index, an annual survey which measures the state of  “open” government across the world. We recently completed the 2016 survey submissions and were asked to share our initial reactions before the full GODI study […]