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Navigating The World Of Open Data On The Web

By   /  June 14, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

At a session discussing open data on the web at the Semantic Technology and Business Conference last week, W3C eGov consultant Phil Archer had this to say: That in his mind and the minds of the semantic web technology business people gathered at the event, “Open data is strongly associated with Linked Data, but the […]

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New Contest: Visualize Open Data & Win $2K

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Guardian, Google, and the Open Knowledge Foundation have launched a new competition to find the best open government data visualization.

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Semantic Web Jobs: OKFN

By   /  November 16, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

The Open Knowledge Foundation is looking for a Python Developer in London, England.

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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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Londoners: Join the Development Data Challenge August 25-26

By   /  August 23, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Open Knowledge Foundation is hosting a Development Data Challenge this weekend in London.

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Linked Open Vocabularies Now an Official OKF Project

By   /  July 11, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Pierre-Yves Vandenbussche recently wrote, “We are delighted to announce that Linked Open Vocabularies is now being hosted on Open Knowledge Foundation servers and is now officially an Open Knowledge Foundation project.”

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Getting Involved with the School of Data

By   /  June 18, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Open Knowledge Foundation’s new School of Data has announced several ways that Semantic Web professionals can get involved.

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New Draft Specification: Data Catalog Schema & Protocol

By   /  June 15, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Rufus Pollock of the Open Knowledge Foundation recently commented on a new data catalog schema and protocol draft specification.

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OKF Launches School of Data

By   /  May 23, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Laura Newman of the Open Knowledge Foundation reports, “Earlier this year, we announced plans to launch the School of Data.”

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OKF Launches School of Data

By   /  May 22, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Governance & Data Quality | News & Articles, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess The Open Knowledge Foundation has launched a new School of Data, Laura Newman reports. She writes, “The School of Data is led by the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) and Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU). The School will provide online training for data ‘wrangling’ skills – the ability to find, retrieve, clean, manipulate, analyze, and represent different […]

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