Open data

Data-sharing projects awarded by Netherlands research group

The Dutch Data Prize is awarded by the Research Data Netherlands (RDNL). This year the Dutch Data Prize for 2014 was awarded to the Dutch Song...Read more

Web inventor predicts cultural shift, Apache powers half the Internet, and more

In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at an interview with Sir Tim Berners-Lee on a cultural shift thanks to open...Read more

Why open data matters in education

Aseem Sharma writes that improving the state of education and making children better learners is a human endeavor. It requires understanding the...Read more

The changing tide of open government and open data

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A report back from Code for America Summit 2014 this year -- what's the same, what's changed, and what's more serious.Read more

Share your genetic story with openSNP

openSNP is a non-profit, open source web application project that allows users to take consumer genotype tests and upload the raw data so that it's...Read more

Going behind the scenes at Data.gov

Jeanne Holm is the lead for communications, collaboration, and outreach for the Data.gov project. In this interview, she shares with me how this...Read more

5 great apps backed with open data

These 5 applications are examples of the kind of apps, visualizations, and analyses that are created from working with developers, educators, and...Read more

Open data in education starts to show real traction

Working with the Open Education Working Group, a new area that is starting to show real traction is open education data.Read more