Posts tagged "ckan"
Data Markets, revisited

Data Markets, revisited

Earlier this year, I conducted a series of podcasts with some of the leading lights in the Data Market business. We delved into the things that differentiated them from one another, and we searched for the areas of commonality that might provide some boundaries to the rather fluid concept of a market for a non-rival...
Thinking about Open Data, with a little help from the Data Hub

Thinking about Open Data, with a little help from the Data Hub

Continuing to explore the adoption of explicit Open Data licenses, I’ve been having a trawl through some of the data in the Open Knowledge Foundation‘s Data Hub. I’m disappointed – but not surprised – by the extent to which widely applicable Open Data licenses are (not!) being applied. For those who are impatient or already aware of the background,...

Data Market Chat: Rufus Pollock and Irina Bolychevsky discuss the Open Knowledge Foundation and CKAN

The Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) promotes the creation, dissemination and use of ‘open knowledge.’ As part of this activity OKFN developed a data repository called CKAN, and has seen this become increasingly important to a range of data dissemination activities such as data.gov.uk and publicdata.eu. In this podcast I talk with OKFN Director Rufus Pollock...

Do we need a Registry… to register technologists’ numerous contradictory uses of the term?

The act of registration seems ingrained in all of us, especially where dealing with ‘authority.’ That seemingly random agglomeration of letters and numbers on the back and front of our cars? A registration number. We visit the Registry Office in order to make births, marriages and deaths official. Indeed, in the dark days before it...