Why the Open Definition Matters for Open Data: Quality, Compatibility and Simplicity | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

Why the Open Definition Matters for Open Data: Quality, Compatibility and Simplicity

CHALLENGE LAUNCHED TO PROMOTE OPEN DATA FOR EDUCATION

I’ve been puzzling for a while how the open data community can help the many great groups that have been fighting for transparency of key money flows for the past decade and more. I think one answe…

OpenGLAM: This week, the Internet Archive announced that they have joined Flickr Commons and will be uploading over 14 million copyright-free images over the next months. These images have been extracted from the Internet Archive’s collection of public domain eBooks (spanning a time period between 1500 – 1922 - See more at: http://openglam.org/2014/08/30/the-internet-archive-joins-flickr-commons/#sthash.5bEV6HYl.dpuf

OpenGLAM is an initiative run by the Open Knowledge Foundation that promotes free and open access to digital cultural heritage held by Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums.

The Open Knowledge Foundation Community Stories Tumblr: a new way of sharing your stories

The Open Knowledge Foundation Community Stories Tumblr: a new way of sharing your stories

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Open data is data that can be freely used, shared and built-on by anyone, anywhere, for any purpose. This is the summary of the full Open Definition which the Open Knowledge Foundation created in 2…

The Open Knowledge Foundation, Open Data - An Introduction "Today we find ourselves in the midst of an open data revolution"

Collection of Dances in Choreography Notation (1700) | The Public Domain Review

Images extracted from Choregraphie, a book first published in 1700 which details a dance notation system invented by Raoul-Auger Feuillet.

The BEATUS OF FACUNDUS (1047) In the the 8th century, in a monastery in the mountains of northern Spain, 700 years after the Book of Revelations was written, a monk named Beatus set down to illustrate a collection of writings he had compiled about this most vivid and apocalyptic of the New Testament books

From the Beatus of Facundus or Beatus de León. Painted by a man called Facundus for Ferdinand I and Queen Sancha. It is composed of 312 leaves and 98 miniatures. Illustrates the Commentary on the Apocolypse by Beatus de Liébana.

Why Open Data isn’t enough. | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog | digital culture | Scoop.it

Why Open Data isn’t enough.

Open data gives rise to a virtual Denmark in Minecraft - Since the US government opened its troves of public data we've seen some pretty neat projects like climate-change prediction tools and deforestation-monitoring systems.

Alchemical Emblems, Occult Diagrams, and Memory Arts: Selected Images from Robert Fludd - Utriusque Cosmi

ROBERT FLUDD AND HIS IMAGES OF THE DIVINE Between 1617 and 1621 the English physician and polymath Robert Fludd published his masterwork Utriusque Cosmi, a book split into two volumes and packed with over 60 intricate engravings.

Towards a public digital infrastructure: why do governments have a responsibility to go open? | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

Towards a public digital infrastructure: why do governments have a responsibility to go open?

Creative Commons 4.0 BY and BY-SA licenses approved conformant with the Open Definition | Open Knowledge Foundation Blog

Creative Commons 4.0 BY and BY-SA licenses approved conformant with the Open Definition

Creative Commons BY and BY-SA licenses approved conformant with the Open Definition

Nos próximos dias 12 e 13 de maio a Câmara Municipal de São Paulo em parceria com a Open Knowledge Foundation e o W3C Brasil realiza a primeira Hackathon: Maratona Hacker/Desafio de Dados Abertos.

Câmara Municipal realiza 1ª Hackathon: Maratona Hacker de Dados Abertos

Nos próximos dias 12 e 13 de maio a Câmara Municipal de São Paulo em parceria com a Open Knowledge Foundation e o W3C Brasil realiza a primeira Hackathon: Maratona Hacker/Desafio de Dados Abertos.

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