Session 1: Data Production, Usage and Integration The Guardian was collecting data all the time, not doing anything with it. So we set up a blog (Guardian Data Blog) and we thought people who would be using this blog would be developers. However, “real people” want the data, not only developers. Putting raw data on… Read more Simon Rogers – Free our Data: The Guardian Approach
Session 1: Data Production, Usage and Integration Showing the partisanship or issue commitment of an actor. Tool is named after Walter Lippmann. In “A Test of the News” he argues that publics don’t exist, but publics need to be created through tools, eg by being polled. He proposed a series of tools, one of which… Read more Richard Rogers: Lippmannian Device
Session 1: Data Production, Usage and Integration Background: Builds political applications so citizens can understand what their government is doing. One of the founders of the open data network in Germany. – access to or production of structured datasets – provide raw data dor the users alogn with the story: as a spreadsheet, and/or interactive… Read more Lorenz Matzat: Weatherstations
Session 1: Data Production, Usage and Integration From rivalrous goods (print) to non-rivalrous goods (bits). We need to move beyond datasets used to illustrate reports. There is an opportunity for an ecosystem of open data: – small pieces, loosely joined – easy to reuse, easy to recombine – lots of contributors/maintainers – distributed, decentralised –… Read more Jonathan Gray: Open Data and Data Driven Journalism
Data-driven Journalism: What is There to learn? Organized by the European Journalism Centre Opening – Mirko Lorenz: Five Ws (and one H) Premise: data provides a new perspective for journalism. Where do journalists meet within the new field of data-driven journalism? What is their common ground? Programming journalists versus storytelling journalists. Data-driven journalism (DDJ) is… Read more Data-Driven Journalism: Status and Outlook
Literanita is a literary evening at De Nieuwe Anita in Amsterdam where writers and poets present their work. The theme of the third edition was politics with the Dutch elections coming up in a week. More photos on Flickr.