As part of my Shuttleworth Fellowship I’m preparing quarterly reports on what I’ve been up to. So, herewith are some some highlights from the last 3 months.
Talks and Events
- Open Government Data Camp 18-19 Nov 2010 – Organized by myself and colleagues at the Open Knowledge Foundation. Over 300 participants from over 30 countries. More at http://opengovernmentdata.org/camp2010/
- Talks at Picnic 2010 (Amsterdam), dataconomy (London), Gov2.0 (Berlin), ONA 2010 (Washington) including detour to MIT (Media Lab and Sloan) and Harvard (Berkman and Bibliographic data folks).
- Workshop on Open Bibliographic Data and the Public Domain Workshop (Berlin Oct 2010)
Open Data Projects
- Milestone release of 3 million open bibliographic records from the British Library with this material on the web at http://bibliographica.org/ – native RDF bibliographic web application
- The release was part of the JISC-funded OpenBib project — on which OKF is a partner and in which I am personally participating
- Where Does My Money Go? – data store
- CKAN (software), datapkg and Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network (CKAN.net)
- Open Data Manual – Open Data Manual sprint in Berlin (Oct 2010)
- Annotation Toolkit
- Open Shakespeare meetups
- Work on developing the German Chapter of the OKF
- Partcipation in meetings of the UK Public Sector Transparency Board
- Published working papers on the Size and Value of the Public Domain