dunc + opendata   10

Plenar.io - A spatio-temporal open data platform
Plenario is a centralized hub for open datasets from around the world, ready to search and download.
cities  data  library  opendata  datastore 
october 2014 by dunc
Tranquilien - Assistant comfort on board
Tranquilien predictions are updated in real-time using the information provided by travelers. This allows to continuously improve the service and to predict the impact of new events on the network.
ICRI  icricities  tranquil  tube  metro  train  crowdsourcing  opendata 
august 2013 by dunc
Open Internet of Things Assembly- Postscapes
On June 16th-17th 2012 the Open Internet of Things Assembly was held in London featuring a range of talks and workshops to collaborate and share visions for what an "Open Internet of Things" would look like.
iot  opendata  open 
may 2013 by dunc
BBC News - Top US universities put their reputations online
"The first online course from MITx earlier this year had more students than the entire number of living students who have graduated from the university." ... "Earlier this week, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it was giving $1m to MIT to use edX courses in partnership with colleges serving low-income students - which raises an intriguing possibility of bringing high-quality resources where they are most needed." the new edX
convergence  education  internet  opendata  leapfrogging  infinitecontent  newphilanthropy 
june 2012 by dunc
Open311 Workshop - Code for America Summit
Interesting slide deck focusing on 311 / fixmystreet applications
convergence  urbaninformatics  codeforamerica  311  fixmystreet  opendata  opengov 
march 2012 by dunc
Reroute.It | Code for America
"ReRoute.it is a mobile application that helps people make informed transportation chioces. The app does so by turning the regular transit app on its head — and forces us to consider the consequences before we make our decision. ReRoute.it lets you compare every option with regard to time, cost, health, and environmental impact. Is a bike as fast as the bus but a quarter the cost? Info like that helps people understand transportation choices as something that impacts us all in a variety of ways."
convergence  urbaninformatics  transport  opendata  opengov  code  codeforamerica 
march 2012 by dunc
Khan Academy
Intro to programming and comp sci courses
codingforkids  khanacademy  opendata  opensource  learning  convergence 
october 2011 by dunc
Home - ePSIplus - Public Sector Information
"The aim of the ePSIplatform is to stimulate action, report developments and monitor progress towards a stronger and more transparent environment for the growth of national and European PSI re-use markets." directive - states that information generated by public funded services should be accessible for re-use at minimal cost for commercial use and at cost for public use.
iotexpertgroup  data  opensource  information  eu  opendata  psi 
september 2010 by dunc

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