Recording of our call last week on Open Data for Health: https://youtu.be/xBcdlNYdz10 Health and sports are arguably the most popular and personal topics that were addressed during the Swiss series of open data community events. From personal wellbeing to the national health system, the questions are of
2014 has been a big year for us in Switzerland. An openness culture spreading among civil administration, NGOs, SMEs, backed by the efforts of makers, supporters and activists throughout the country, has seen the projects initiated over the past three years go from strength to strength – and establish open
This weekend we held the first International Sports (Open Data) Hackdays together with the Opendata.ch association and friends in the Open Knowledge network. Two days of intense data wrangling, spectacular visualizing and app-building on an unusual topic (for a geek crowd), one that concerns every fan, athlete and player.
FOSSGIS is the leading yearly German-speaking conference on Free and Open Source Software for Geographic information systems. Open Data and Open Street Map are major themes besides the focus on software platforms. The wiki has slides/papers from last year, and will soon be updated with the latest proceedings. Here
Overall goals for *.opendata.ch as I understand them : Be the place to go to discover & participate in open data activities in Switzerland Catalogue available data sources, especially to highlight transparency & gaps in government Bring the data we are using, projects we are developing, people we are following,
Photo by Navneet Vasistha Together with @rastrau @acolt @mlbrook @tmwdr @wnstns @philippkueng @martyphilipp and @csailer80 we submitted the OKCon 2013 Workshop Proposal summarized below. The ideas that went into the brainstorm and our notes are a starting point for what we hope will make for an interesting debate tackling fundamental
At past Swiss Open Data Camps we have already had several applications and visualizations around the theme of “money”, among them: Berne Budget Visualisation at the first Bern hackday about a year ago Mobile app and visualizations of hospital costs and investments Healthcare premiums maps what you pay for insurance