open data

Shutdown

Is It 'Essential' for the Government to Tweet During a Shutdown?

Some agencies have logged off during the government shutdown and some have not. Why?
Samantha Cole
1.22.18
News

Canada Post Might Own the Copyright to Your Postal Code

And the phrase “postal code."
Jordan Pearson
6.3.16
Space

Europe Is Launching Sentinel-3A, the Latest in Its All-Seeing Satellite Network

The Earth observation satellite will focus its gaze on the oceans.
Victoria Turk
2.16.16
Internet

The UK and US Governments Have the Most Open Data in the World

A report by the Web Foundation is promising, but there’s still progress to be made.
Victoria Turk
1.20.15
apps

​The Battle to Open Up Britain's Rail Data

When it comes to tracking delays to claim compensation, there's open data and "open" data.
Nicole Kobie
12.23.14
Culture

Sierra Leoneans Are Collecting Ebola Data with Their Phones

A new mobile-based system in Sierra Leone will help collect Ebola data and offer citizens a way to communicate their concerns.
Victoria Turk
10.27.14
Power

The EU Moves To Open Up the World of Clinical Trial Data

Soon it will be a lot harder for drug companies to hide bad trial results, at least in the EU.
Michael Byrne
10.5.14
Gaming

The Whole of Denmark Is Now in Minecraft

The Danish government is behind the terabyte-sized map of the entire country, in blocks.
Victoria Turk
4.25.14
Art

Artists Show How Anyone Can Fight the Man with Open Data

From military drones to government expenses, there's a lot of data out there.
Victoria Turk
3.20.14
videos

Meet the Hackers Building a Sensor Network for Global Radiation

A video from Vice Japan about Safecast, which uses specially-designed Geiger counters and a growing volunteer network to produce the most accessible radiation map currently available.
Joseph George
12.18.13
Motherboard Blog

The NYPD Won't Tell You Where Traffic Kills

The NYPD isn't going to release traffic data unless city council makes it.
Jason Koebler
12.10.13
Motherboard Blog

The UK's Conservative Party Tried to Delete Their Old Speeches from the Web

So much for the internet "democratising the world's information."
Victoria Turk
11.14.13
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