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Crowdsourcing the Smart City

A public lecture by visiting researcher Dr. Tomas Holderness entitled “Crowdsourcing the Smart City – New Methodologies for Participatory Mapping & Civic Co-Management of Urban Environments” in which Dr. Holderness will discuss his recent work at the Open Source Geospatial Lab at the University of Wollongong, including the award winning project PetaJakarta.org.

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Oped in SCMP: Open Data to Fix Academic Fraud

Last week the Open Science Working Group of ODHK had an Oped in South China Morning Post (SCMP) discussing issue of fighting academic fraud through use of Open Data. This is a particularly topical issue at the moment with recent scandals implicating many academics in...

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Comment on the revamped Data.Gov.HK site

On Wednesday the Hong Kong Government's Office of the Government Chief Information Officer unveiled their revamp of their Public Sector Information ("PSI") portal, taking pride in still making available its 3000 datasets for the public to use for both commerical and...

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Towards an Open Government Budget for HK

The HK Budget is out. Open Data enthusiasts, engaged citizens and media are still reviewing the budget. The speech, figures, and now the data tell a story about what happened since last year and what is planned for this year. While others are looking between the...

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A Meet to Remember: ODHK Tackles “Right to be Forgotten”

Presentation content See David Webb's presentation content here See Frankie Chu's presentation content here Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Internet The Michel Gondry film "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind", a Sci-Fi Romantic Comedy tackling the unpredictable...

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