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It’s Big Data Week, But Don’t Overlook Small Data

By   /  April 26, 2013  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Rufus Pollock, Co-Director of the Open Knowledge Foundation recently shared his thoughts regarding Big Data on The Guardian: “There is a lot of talk about big data at the moment. For example, this is Big Data Week, which will see events about big data in dozens of cities around the world. But […]

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Introducing the Sovereign Credit Risk Open Database

By   /  February 4, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Marc Joffe of the OKF reports, “Throughout the Eurozone, credit rating agencies have been under attack for their lack of transparency and for their pro-cyclical sovereign rating actions.”

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News from the First Open Economics International Workshop

By   /  January 29, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Velichka Dimitrova of OKF recently gave a recap of the organization’s first Open Economics International Workshop.

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Boundless Releasing Textbooks Under Creative Commons License

By   /  January 25, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Sam Leon of the Open Knowledge Foundation reports, “Boundless, the open source digital textbook provider, is releasing all of its 18 open source textbooks under a Creative Commons Attribution and Share-Alike license.”

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Moving Forward with Open Definition

By   /  December 19, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Mike Linksvayer of OpenDefinition.org recently wrote, “Open Definition (OD) is one of the first projects that the Open Knowledge Foundation created.”

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PrescribingAnalytics.com: How the NHS Could Save Millions of Dollars

By   /  December 18, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Carl Reynolds of the Open Knowledge Foundation reports, “Last week saw the launch of prescribinganalytics.com (covered in the Economist and elsewhere).”

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Why Governments Should Go Open

By   /  November 2, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Guillermo Moncecchi of the Open Knowledge Foundation recently shared his argument as to why governments have a responsibility to go open.

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Open Data Bootcamp Heads to Tanzania

By   /  October 25, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Michael Bauer of the Open Knowledge Foundation recently wrote, “I am on the Road in Tanzania and Ghana to spread the data love.”

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Martin Weller on the Open Access Swindle

By   /  October 23, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Martin Weller of the Open Knowledge Foundation recently discussed what he refers to as the “great open access swindle.”

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Success for Open Data at OKFest

By   /  September 28, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Mark Wainwright of OKF writes, “Last week’s OKFest is finally over, after a hectic week of talks, workshops, films, hackathons, and more.”

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