Open Data for a              Better World             Geek Girl Meetup 2012-05-26                  #GGM12 StockholmPernill...
Save the world?    - How can open data corruption?      reduce poverty and                         be used to    - Project...
Open DataA piece of content or data isopen if anyone is...    free to use, reuse,    and redistribute it         ...subjec...
#OData                         Open government dataOpen standards                        #OpenGov                #REST    ...
Openaid.se
Openaid.se- Hub forSwedish development  about          statistics and documents  cooperation from the 70s until today- Ope...
IATI =InternationalAidTransparencyInitiative
Open  Aid  Maps- Geocoded  Malawi Aid- Poverty  statistics
Akvo.org- Open source as a service- Built to improveaid projects and  visualization of                   transparency- Akv...
Ushahidi.com- Ushahidi = testimony in Swahili- DevelopedKenya after the of  violence in              to map reports       ...
FrontlineSMS.com- Send SMS to big groups- Free and Open Source Software- Used together with Ushahidi on e.g.  Harassmap.org
ipaidabribe.com- Report a bribe where you had  to pay         when and- Spin-offs like ipaidabribe.or.ke
#ICT4D =Information andCommunicationTechnologies forDevelopment
#OKFEST =OGDcamp + OKCon.Helsinki, Finland.17-22 Sept 2012.   - Open Knowledge in Action   - Open Development stream with ...
Thank You!       Now go and save                the world!                pernilla.nasfors@sida.se               pernilla@...
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How can open data be used to reduce poverty and corruption? Pernilla Näsfors, transparency and social media manager at Sida - the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, shows different open data sources, standards and APIs and some interesting crowdsourcing and open source projects that support global development and democracy.

A talk given at #ggm12 - Geek Girl Meetup at Tekniska Muséet in Stockholm 26 May 2012

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Open Data for a Better World

  1. 1. Open Data for a Better World Geek Girl Meetup 2012-05-26 #GGM12 StockholmPernilla NäsforsTwitter: @pernillanpernillan.se <3
  2. 2. Save the world? - How can open data corruption? reduce poverty and be used to - Projects using open data, APIs, to crowdsourcing and open source support global development and democracywww.slideshare.net/pernillanasfors
  3. 3. Open DataA piece of content or data isopen if anyone is... free to use, reuse, and redistribute it ...subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and/or share-alike. – opendefinition.org
  4. 4. #OData Open government dataOpen standards #OpenGov #REST Public Sector Information APIs #PSI#XML Open Data #OpenDataOpen aid #IATI Open development #OKFest Open knowledge #ICT4D Open source Open innovation #FOSS
  5. 5. Openaid.se
  6. 6. Openaid.se- Hub forSwedish development about statistics and documents cooperation from the 70s until today- Open aid – Open API
  7. 7. IATI =InternationalAidTransparencyInitiative
  8. 8. Open Aid Maps- Geocoded Malawi Aid- Poverty statistics
  9. 9. Akvo.org- Open source as a service- Built to improveaid projects and visualization of transparency- Akvo FLOW –etc. that can betime, geolocation pictures, video, verified against digital certificates
  10. 10. Ushahidi.com- Ushahidi = testimony in Swahili- DevelopedKenya after the of violence in to map reports post- election fallout in 2008- Activism, citizen journalism and geotagging using open source
  11. 11. FrontlineSMS.com- Send SMS to big groups- Free and Open Source Software- Used together with Ushahidi on e.g. Harassmap.org
  12. 12. ipaidabribe.com- Report a bribe where you had to pay when and- Spin-offs like ipaidabribe.or.ke
  13. 13. #ICT4D =Information andCommunicationTechnologies forDevelopment
  14. 14. #OKFEST =OGDcamp + OKCon.Helsinki, Finland.17-22 Sept 2012. - Open Knowledge in Action - Open Development stream with Open Aid Hackathon
  15. 15. Thank You! Now go and save the world! pernilla.nasfors@sida.se pernilla@openhearted.sePernilla NäsforsTwitter: @pernillanpernillan.se <3

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