Are we on the cusp of seeing dramatic changes in the way governments operate by publishing and consuming open data? Mark Headd, Developer Evangelism at Accela seems to think so.
The human genome specifies more than 500 kinases, enzymes that can manipulate protein activity. More than 400 of them are understudied, even though more knowledge about them could unlock a wave of drug innovation. Scientists are trying to fix that—the open source way.
The Open Election Data Initiative wants to give access to election data for a true picture of an election process, including how candidates are certified, how and which voters are registered, what happens on election day, whether results are accurate, and how complaints are resolved.
Gordon Haff offers an overview of tools you can use to visualize open data sets and map the world around you.
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the new Cloud Native Computing Foundation from the Linux Foundation, space listening, the new generation of robotics, and more. Open source news roundup for July 18 - 24, 2015
Just as chemistry students learn not only chemistry but lab procedures and equipment, so too must meteorology students learn about the tools of their trade.
The history of creativity and how the rise of it has propelled open data forward today.
Open New York web portal provides general categories including education, economic development, energy and environment, and many more. A special section is dedicated to developers invites the creation of applications that are innovative and practical.
Recent results from Citadel-on-the-Move, a 4 million Euro project funded by the European Commission, are beginning to fill the gap in terms of better understanding existing open data practice (as opposed to best practice theory).
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at the adoption of open source databases, Creative Commons licensing to Open edX courses, SSH coming to Microsoft Windows, and more! Open source news: May 30 - June 5, 2015