Category Archives: Shuttleworth Fellow

Weekly Update: Rufus Pollock – 14th May 2012

Availability All week In Manchester for Future Everything Thursday and Friday Last Week In San Francisco for ONEF meeting Previous weeks: travelling in Brazil This Week Future Everything DataHub, CKAN and Recline work including roadmap planning School of Data Various Reports and Proposals

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Weekly Update: Rufus Pollock – 2nd April 2012

Availability All week Last Week Strategy meeting School of Data DataHub, CKAN and Recline Data Explorer Proposals including TA Bridge Open Data Handbook – put up translations, plan next steps This Week DataHub, CKAN and Recline work including roadmap planning Book trip in Apr-May School of Data Open Data Handbook Various Reports and Proposals

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Weekly Update: Rufus Pollock – 19th March 2012

Availability All week except Thursday (in London Tues + Fri) Last Week Monday: CKAN DataStore and Data API v2 live on the DataHub Wed-Fri: EPSI Platform Conference in Rotterdam including a Presentation about CKAN and PublicData.eu Prix Ars Electronica Submission with Laura Newman Catching up with the email backlog after a week away Various CKAN […]

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Shuttleworth Fellowship Quarterly Review – Feb 2012

As part of my Shuttleworth Fellowship I’m preparing quarterly reviews of what I and the Open Knowledge Foundation have been up to. So, herewith are some some highlights from the last 3 months. Highlights Substantial new project support from several funders including support for Science working group and Economics working group Our CKAN Data Management […]

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Weekly Update: Rufus Pollock – 27th February 2012

Availability All week (in London Tues + Fri) Last Week Talked at LIFT 2012 on Open Data Work on Webstore in CKAN With Laura Newman Open Data Handbook v1.0 Released With Velickha Dimitrova announced Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Support for Open Economics Working Group at the Open Knowledge Foundation Administration with the inimitable Laura James […]

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Talk at LIFT 2012

This week I’m at LIFT 2012 to give a talk on Open Data — and also to meet with the great bunch of Swisss Open Data folks! Update 2012-02-24: Slides up Open Data: How We Got Here and Where We’re Going Abstract Over the past few years, there has an explosive growth in open data […]

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Weekly Update: Rufus Pollock – 20th February 2012

Availability All week though in Geneva Wed-Fri for LIFT Conference Last Week Dev8D – talk on CKAN and its use in academia and research (plus Data Repositories panel) Citizen Cyberscience Summit on Friday and Saturday Huge amount done on PyBossa including finishing (the major) authorization and authentication work, updated tutorial, a new home on the […]

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Weekly Update: Rufus Pollock – 13th February 2012

Availability All week (in London Wed-Fri) Last Week Variety of meetings including an OGP one with the TB Lots of CKAN Especially work on Recline Data Explorer. Support for sorting and better notifications. Data wrangling: several datasets in the DataHub Open Exchange Rates Data plus Consolidated API-accessible Exchange Rate Data in the Webstore ISO 4217 […]

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Speaking on Digging into Open Data at Data Insights Meetup in Cambridge Today

I’ll be talking at Data Insights Meetup today on the topic of Digging into Open Data. Where: Fountain Inn, Cambridge, UK (OpenStreetMap) When: Feb 2nd 2012, from 7:30pm Slides Links http://ckan.org/ – CKAN, open-source data hub software http://thedatahub.org/ – the DataHub http://thedatahub.org/dataset/standard-and-poors-500-shiller – S&P dataset I demo-d http://thedatahub.org/dataset/standard-and-poors-500-shiller/resource/f2a375b2-b4d4-4100-88ad-952a4c6c8d74 raw data http://okfnlabs.org/recline/ – Recline Data Explorer […]

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Weekly Update: Rufus Pollock – 30th January 2012

2012-01-30 Availability All week (in London Wednesday) Last Week Lots of CKAN Especially work on Recline Data Explorer. This is now fully functional and integrated into the DataHub, see e.g. this gold prices dataset Work on BibServer and Public Domain Works and its Public Domain Calculators Open Economics Hackday — it was great! Working on […]

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