An Open World?Alex@oreilly.com@digiphileradar.oreilly.com/alexh
We spread the knowledge ofinnovators around the world.
"The future ishere.Its just notevenlydistributed yet."
What is the power of  open?
In the 1990s, governments and civilsociety spread the Internet globally
In the 2000s, mobile phones and social  networking connected us ever more
In the 2010s, big data will change        everything again.     Image Credit: Real Time Rome from Senseable.MIT.edu
Open source software
New York Senate     NY Senate on iTunes
Open Mapping
Platforms for citizens to self-organize               Image Credit: ITO World
An expanding number of data sources
Social data and crisis data
Open Data Graphic Credit: Justin Grimes
First Principles“A piece of content or data is open if anyone is free to use, reuse, and redistribute it — subject only, a...
Open government data platforms
Open data allows citizens to be   generative in new ways
HHS Community Health Data
“Traffic on the NYC Health Department’srestaurant inspection site has gone from10,000 hits per month to 124,000”          ...
Fauxpen DataIn an age of “openwashing”…We need to:Evaluate licenses.Peruse the Terms of Service.Review the governance.Look...
“If Stage 1 of data journalism was “find and   scrape data,” then…  Stage 2 was “ask government agencies to  release data”...
#SnowPocalypse
Snowmageddon
Chicago Shovels
Open Innovation
Top Coder
Solar Flares and Innocentive
Crowdsourcing?
Citizensourcing
Open Journalism
What does Open Journalism look like? “A man dies at the heart of a protest: a reporter wants to discover the truth. A jour...
Thestream
“Data-driven journalism is the future”         Source: Tim Berners-Lee in the Guardian
“Trendy but not new”-Simon     Rogers, Guardian
“We used to call it CAR”-DeBarros         Bob Woodward, via Cliff1066
Now it’s “Hacks and Hackers”Photo by Dennis Crowley, from “Hack to Hacker: Rise of the Journalist-Programmer”
“Newspapers are either going  to start doing what we do, or  theyre going to be bypassed  and out of date.”-Elliot Jaspin ...
More than 166 U.S. newspapers have stopped putting out a print edition or closed down altogether since 2008.There have bee...
“Make small things faster, make big things           possible.”-Derek Willis, NYTTimesMachine.nytimes.com cost a few hundr...
Storytelling still matters.“We use these tools to find and tell stories. We use them like we use a telephone. The story is...
Source: How Canada became an open data and data journalism powerhouse
More than 36 interactive databases publishedData sets account for 75% of overall traffic                           [Source...
Data journalists, meet civic hackers              Source: BuzzData
Homicide Watch
What’s next?
The future is mobile.In 2010, 82% ofAmericans have acellphone.60% of Americanadults go onlinewirelessly.Source: PewInternet
Pervasive connectivity       Image Credit: PetitInvention
Makers and open source hardware
Citizens as Sensors: Andhra Pradesh
Safecast open source Geiger counter
"The transparency genie is out of the bottle —  world wide — and its not going back into the  darkness of that lantern eve...
Privacychallenges
Transparency is not enoughData illiteracy is leading to a new data divide.Risk: open data empowers  the empowered.        ...
Bridge thedata divide              Digital signage on the cheap
Co-create a stronger union
Find me:Alex@oreilly.com@digiphileradar.oreilly.com/alexh
Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
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Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
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Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
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Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
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Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
Moldova Open Data Journalism Workshop
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  1. 1. An Open World?Alex@oreilly.com@digiphileradar.oreilly.com/alexh
  2. 2. We spread the knowledge ofinnovators around the world.
  3. 3. "The future ishere.Its just notevenlydistributed yet."
  4. 4. What is the power of open?
  5. 5. In the 1990s, governments and civilsociety spread the Internet globally
  6. 6. In the 2000s, mobile phones and social networking connected us ever more
  7. 7. In the 2010s, big data will change everything again. Image Credit: Real Time Rome from Senseable.MIT.edu
  8. 8. Open source software
  9. 9. New York Senate NY Senate on iTunes
  10. 10. Open Mapping
  11. 11. Platforms for citizens to self-organize Image Credit: ITO World
  12. 12. An expanding number of data sources
  13. 13. Social data and crisis data
  14. 14. Open Data Graphic Credit: Justin Grimes
  15. 15. First Principles“A piece of content or data is open if anyone is free to use, reuse, and redistribute it — subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and share- alike.” OpenDefinition.org“Records shared with the public digitally, over the Internet, in a way that promotes analysis & reuse.” -OpenGovData.org
  16. 16. Open government data platforms
  17. 17. Open data allows citizens to be generative in new ways
  18. 18. HHS Community Health Data
  19. 19. “Traffic on the NYC Health Department’srestaurant inspection site has gone from10,000 hits per month to 124,000” - New York Times
  20. 20. Fauxpen DataIn an age of “openwashing”…We need to:Evaluate licenses.Peruse the Terms of Service.Review the governance.Look at community.Check the format.
  21. 21. “If Stage 1 of data journalism was “find and scrape data,” then… Stage 2 was “ask government agencies to release data” in easy to use formats. Stage 3 is going to be “make your own data”, and those sources of data are going to be automated and updated in real-time.” -JavaunMoradi, NPR
  22. 22. #SnowPocalypse
  23. 23. Snowmageddon
  24. 24. Chicago Shovels
  25. 25. Open Innovation
  26. 26. Top Coder
  27. 27. Solar Flares and Innocentive
  28. 28. Crowdsourcing?
  29. 29. Citizensourcing
  30. 30. Open Journalism
  31. 31. What does Open Journalism look like? “A man dies at the heart of a protest: a reporter wants to discover the truth. A journalist is seeking to contact anyone who can explain how another victim died while being restrained on a plane. A newsroom has to digest 400,000 official documents released simultaneously.” -Alan Rusbridger
  32. 32. Thestream
  33. 33. “Data-driven journalism is the future” Source: Tim Berners-Lee in the Guardian
  34. 34. “Trendy but not new”-Simon Rogers, Guardian
  35. 35. “We used to call it CAR”-DeBarros Bob Woodward, via Cliff1066
  36. 36. Now it’s “Hacks and Hackers”Photo by Dennis Crowley, from “Hack to Hacker: Rise of the Journalist-Programmer”
  37. 37. “Newspapers are either going to start doing what we do, or theyre going to be bypassed and out of date.”-Elliot Jaspin That was 1986, in Time.
  38. 38. More than 166 U.S. newspapers have stopped putting out a print edition or closed down altogether since 2008.There have been more than 35,000 job losses or buyouts in the newspaper industry since 2007. Source: Paper Cuts
  39. 39. “Make small things faster, make big things possible.”-Derek Willis, NYTTimesMachine.nytimes.com cost a few hundred dollars. Hosted on Amazon EC2.
  40. 40. Storytelling still matters.“We use these tools to find and tell stories. We use them like we use a telephone. The story is still the thing.” - Anthony DeBarros USA Today Source: Data Journalism and the Big Picture
  41. 41. Source: How Canada became an open data and data journalism powerhouse
  42. 42. More than 36 interactive databases publishedData sets account for 75% of overall traffic [Source: CJR]
  43. 43. Data journalists, meet civic hackers Source: BuzzData
  44. 44. Homicide Watch
  45. 45. What’s next?
  46. 46. The future is mobile.In 2010, 82% ofAmericans have acellphone.60% of Americanadults go onlinewirelessly.Source: PewInternet
  47. 47. Pervasive connectivity Image Credit: PetitInvention
  48. 48. Makers and open source hardware
  49. 49. Citizens as Sensors: Andhra Pradesh
  50. 50. Safecast open source Geiger counter
  51. 51. "The transparency genie is out of the bottle — world wide — and its not going back into the darkness of that lantern ever again.Progress will be slow, but it will be progress.” - Ellen Miller, Sunlight Foundation
  52. 52. Privacychallenges
  53. 53. Transparency is not enoughData illiteracy is leading to a new data divide.Risk: open data empowers the empowered. Illustration: Brock Davis
  54. 54. Bridge thedata divide Digital signage on the cheap
  55. 55. Co-create a stronger union
  56. 56. Find me:Alex@oreilly.com@digiphileradar.oreilly.com/alexh

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