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Open Data Camp 7: Day One Pitches

Drawnalism catching the pitches for Open Data Camp 7 Day One

Open Data Camp 7 is underway — and this time, we’re in London. With rain driving outside, the Geovation offices are bright and buzzy, and a new wave of campers is waiting to pitch sessions.

Here’s what’s being offered for today:

  • Sparql 101 – hands on session for linked data
  • Decolonising data – colonising hasn’t ended for some countries. For example, Nigeria only became independent in 1960 – that impacts on the data sets
  • So you want to start an open data business? Learn and share.
  • Where does stuff come from – and where does it go? Data for supply and waste chains.
  • What is non-commercial when it comes to database licences? A discussion.
  • What should we teach the kids about data?
  • How do we open a toilet data set? Business models for data providers.
  • Metadata, especially qualitative metadata – how do we communicate bias and make it somewhat machine readable?

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