Edinburgh Apps competition: 6 February

(adapted from an email from OK Scotland)

The annual EdinburghApps event returns on  6 February 2016.

The ethos behind EdinburghApps is to run a unique civic challenge event for the City of Edinburgh that allows teams and individuals the opportunity to work with the City of Edinburgh Council and partners to provide fresh ideas and solutions to help improve the lives of those living, working and visiting the city.

EdinburghApps also supports the Council’s Open Data strategy, and opens up new data as part of the event to support participants. Continue reading

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Open the data and pass the dips!

Many interesting uses of open data were in sight last Thursday, at the latest meeting of Open Knowledge Edinburgh in Edinburgh Napier University’s Glassroom. Hosted by Peter Cruickshank, and introduced by Hazel Hall of Napier’s Centre for Social Informatics, the event brought together opendataphiles from research, government and public streams.

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