open knowledge foundation

Code for Germany project launches

In July 2014, the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany launched the Code for Germany project to get civic tech pioneers and open data enthusiasts...Read more

Science finds a better foundation for research in the open

Open science research
Imagine a world in which reproducible, repurposable, open scientific research is the norm. Certainly there are potential stumbling blocks ahead:...Read more

Awards offer €15,000 in prizes for open humanities projects

gold stars
We are excited to announce the first ever Open Humanities Awards . There are €15,000 worth of prizes on offer for 3-5 projects that use open content...Read more

Hackathon-style sprint event to build Intro to Open Science course

open source participation
The future of open is a dynamic landscape, ripe with opportunities to increase civic engagement, literacy, and innovation. Towards this goal, the...Read more

How will you use the Open Data Handbook?

Open Data Handbook version 1.0
The Handbook discusses the ‘why, what and how’ of open data – why to go open, what open is, how to make data open and how to do useful things with it. Read on to find out more about what’s in the Handbook, who it’s for, and how you can get involved – for example by adding to and improving the Handbook, or by translating it into more languages.Read more

Open Data Handbook version 1.0

Open Data Handbook version 1.0
The Handbook discusses the ‘why, what and how’ of open data – why to go open, what open is, how to make data open and how to do useful things with it...Read more

The state of open data 2011

The state of open data 2011
What is the state of the open data movement? During my opening keynote at the Open Government Data Camp (held this year in Warsaw, Poland) I sought...Read more

What "open data" means—and what it doesn’t

Last week, an article in the Wall Street Journal talked about the Open Data Partnership, which “will allow consumers to edit the interests,...Read more