International Open Data Day Ireland – RoundUp (#ODD14)

In Ireland Open Data Day was celebrated on February 22nd 2014 in Dublin with work on 4 open data and civic projects. Around 70 people – data wranglers, coders, activists, civil society representatives and interested citizens – volunteered their time and participated actively in the different projects. The event took place from 10am – 7pm so we got a […]

Civic groups join together at Facebook EU headquarters to write a coding textbook.

February 12, Dublin, Ireland: A group of civic innovators are joining forces to write Ireland’s first textbook on programming and coding. Their efforts will help schools around the world introduce computer science to into the school day. The textbook will be free online and available for download in several e-book formats. Community groups, hosted by […]

Government data still not open enough – new survey on eve of London summit

Open Data Index provides first major assessment of state of open government data   In the week of a major international summit on government transparency in London, the Open Knowledge Foundation has published its 2013 Open Data Index, showing that governments are still not providing enough information in an accessible form to their citizens and […]