OpenDataHK Meetup 13 June 2013 What is Open Data?

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Open Data HK is a group promoting the awareness and use of open datasets. The group started in March 2013. This is a short presentation to a group of about 25 on 13 June on what is open data and some sources for further information on the topic.

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OpenDataHK Meetup 13 June 2013 What is Open Data?

  1. 1. “When  the  people  fear  their  government,  there  is  tyranny;  when  the  government  fears  the  people,  there  is  liberty.”      Thomas  Jefferson  1743-­‐1826  “Today  we  find  ourselves  in  the  midst  of  an  open  data  revolu>on”    Rufus  Pollack  co-­‐founder  Open  Knowledge  FoundaCon  Network  in  2004  6  June  2013   OpenDataHK  Meetup   1  
  2. 2. Rufus  Pollack  Anne  Flaten  Pixley  What  is  Data?    6  June  2013   OpenDataHK  Meetup   2  
  3. 3. What  is  Open  Data?    A  piece  of  data  is  open  if  anyone  is  free  to  use,  reuse  and  redistribute  it  –  subject  only,  at  most  to  a  requirement  to  aUribute  and  share-­‐alike    Anyone  means  Anyone!    LiX  2012  Conference    |  Rufus  Pollack      Rufus  talking  about  open  data  at  LiX  2012    Full  definiCon  of  "Open"  from  the  Open  Knowledge  FoundaCon  Network    Barbara  Ubaldi  |  Open  Government  Data  |  Towards  Empirical  Analysis  of  Open  Government  Data  IniCaCves        6  June  2013   OpenDataHK  Meetup   3  
  4. 4. Modified  from  The  Open  Data  Handbook    1.  Availability  and  Access:  the  data  must  be  available  as  a  whole  and  at  no  more  than  a  reasonable  reproducCon  cost,  preferably  by  downloading  over  the  internet.  The  data  must  also  be  available  in  a  convenient  and  modifiable  form.    Easy  for  a  machine  to  read,  to  manipulate,  to  transform  and  to  combine.    2.  Reuse  and  RedistribuAon:  the  data  must  be  provided  under  terms  that  permit  reuse  and  redistribuCon  including  interoperability  of  processes  and  systems  and  the  intermixing  with  other  datasets.      3.  Universal  ParAcipaAon:  everyone  must  be  able  to  use,  reuse  and  redistribute  -­‐  there  should  be  no  discriminaCon  against  fields  of  endeavour  or  against  persons  or  groups.  For  example,  ‘non-­‐commercial’  restricCons  that  would  prevent  ‘commercial’  use,  or  restricCons  of  use  for  certain  purposes  (e.g.  only  in  educaCon,  not  for  gene>c  research  or  nuclear  industry),  are  not  allowed.  6  June  2013   OpenDataHK  Meetup   4  
  5. 5. Open  Data  Volunteered      Open  Government  Data  (PSI)    •  Governments  +++  •  Globally  262  PSI  sites  +++  •  Most  since  2009  •  Explosion  2011  >    •  HK  Data.One  March  2011        Open  Corporate  Data  •  Open  InnovaCon  Networks  Open  InnovaCon  Community  Idea  ConnecCon    TheGreenXchange  +++  •  Companies    Nike,  P&G,  Best  Buy,  IDEO,  Mountain  Equipment  Co-­‐op,  nGenera,  Outdoor  Industry,  Salesforce,  2degrees,  HP,  General  Mills,  Nokia,  Siemens  ++++    Open  Data  Liberated  Local  acCvists  in  HK    •  HKU-­‐JMSC-­‐DJL  JournalisCc  /  Story-­‐telling  Budget  PolluCon  Transparent  Government    •  David  Webb  Shareholder  acCvist    Company  Registry  Value-­‐adding    •  Open  Data  HK    Community    How  to  do  it  What  is  needed  6  June  2013   OpenDataHK  Meetup   5  
  6. 6.    Mike  Tice  6  June  2013   OpenDataHK  Meetup   6  
  7. 7. references  &  further  reading    Open  Knowledge  FoundaCon  Network      hUp://okfn.org/  The  Open  Data  Handbook    hUp://opendatahandbook.org/en/index.html  The  Data  Journalism  Handbook      hUp://datajournalismhandbook.org/  Rufus  Pollack  talking  about  open  data  at  LIFT  2012  :  hUp://okfn.org/opendata/  Full  definiCon  of  "Open"  from  the  Open  Knowledge  FoundaCon  Network  :  hUp://opendefiniCon.org/okd/  Barbara  Ubaldi  |  Open  Government  Data  |  Towards  Empirical  Analysis  of  Open  Government  Data  IniCaCves    hUp://www.oecd-­‐ilibrary.org/governance/open-­‐government-­‐data_5k46bj4f03s7-­‐en  PSI  sites  globally  June  2013  from  Data.Gov  hUps://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Aubx-­‐NcO9dXXdGZiNU5EdjBfYnpWekFmaE9DWmQxMWc#gid=0  PSI  sites  launched  since  2001  –  selected    hUps://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Aubx-­‐NcO9dXXdG5nb0ZMbUZJUDFrMjQzaWJ1d3hWV0E#gid=0  HK  Government  Data.One  PSI  site  hUp://www.gov.hk/en/theme/psi/datasets/  Data.One  Analysis  &  Report  May  2013  hUp://baoman.wordpress.com/2013/05/26/data-­‐one-­‐analysis-­‐summary-­‐report/  Open  InnovaCon  Community  hUp://www.openinnovaCon.net/  Idea  ConnecCon    hUp://www.ideaconnecCon.com/  TheGreenXchange    hUp://www.greenxchange.cc/  HKU  -­‐  Jounalism  &  Media  Studies  Centre  -­‐  Data  Journalism  Lab  hUp://datalab.jmsc.hku.hk/  David  Webb  hUp://webb-­‐site.com/  Open  Data  HK    hUp://opendatahk.com/    6  June  2013   OpenDataHK  Meetup   7  
  8. 8. aUribuCon    Prepared  by  Bill  Proudfit  6  June  2013    CreaCve  Commons  -­‐  AUribuCon-­‐NonCommercial-­‐NoDerivs  3.0  Unported  (CC  BY-­‐NC-­‐ND  3.0)    Slide  1  –  FreeFoto.com  hUp://www.freefoto.com/index.jsp  Slide  2  –  Anne  Flaten  Pixley  |  unCtled,  2000,  graphite  on  canvas  board  |  photo  &  collecCon  Bill  Proudfit    Slide  3  –  Mike  Tice  |  Storybook  Childhood,  1992,  oil  on  wood  panel  |  photo  &  collecCon  Bill  Proudfit      6  June  2013   OpenDataHK  Meetup   8  

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