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Escaping ‘data blindness’ with the help of data visualisation

October 6, 2016 by Frederic Dubois Opening data is one thing. Many open knowledge activists out there will cheer when seeing yet another city making some of its public interest information available to the rest of us. There is also reason to cheer, since any new open data release is a step closer to knowing […]


September Update!

October 3, 2016 by Datopian We are now in the 11th week of our Official Inquiries project. This month, we managed to introduce a simple search feature to the website, that will allow visitors to the site to search the text inquiries we have up. Meanwhile, we conducted a review of text extraction tools. The […]

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Testing PDF Extraction Tools

September 7, 2016 by Datopian We are now 8 weeks into the Official Inquiries project. One of the most time-consuming challenges the project faces is that of turning PDF files of inquiries into clean, readable text. Converting a PDF file into a text file is not a simple matter of changing a file extension or […]


New CKAN video tutorial series

August 16, 2016 by Nikolas Becker At Viderum, we want to make open data simple. And we want you to get the most out of your CKAN portal. So, today, we’re starting a series of video tutorials showing how to do different tasks within CKAN. We will start our series with a short introduction to […]

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Senior Python Web Developer wanted

December 7, 2015 by Sebastian Moleski Working in the fast-growing area of open data, we build open source tools to drive transparency, accountability and re-use. Based on CKAN, we‘ve built the the official national data portals from the UK to Brazil, US to Australia and many others. We’re looking for someone passionate about the technical […]