Open Data in Action: The 19th CentruryJohn Snow’s Cholera Map- Cholera, London, 1854- Plotted distribution of deaths on a map (created data)- Plotted water points and pumps (combined with other data)- Saw connection with 1 pump- Removed the handle (took action)- Open Data was saving lives in the 19th century. Birth of epidemiology. See http://bit.ly/yn14B0
Open Data in Action: KenyaKenya Open Budget Data: Raw Government data, visualized bynumbers, hard to understand… citizens, easier to understand See: http://bit.ly/zhTQLF
Open Data in Action: World BankCombine with other datasets to generate new questions and insights IEG + Projects Open Data used by AidData researchers - See http://bit.ly/yePUK9
Who’s doing Open Data?• National Governments• Local Governments• Scientific Institutions• International Agencies• Donors & Aid Agencies• Academia• Philanthropies• Companies• Non-profits See: http://www.data.gov/opendatasites
Open Data: Technically Open It’s data that’s technically open You can search for it and find it easily onlineIt’s available in an editable electronic format or an API xls, json, txt, csv, xml, html, PDF, images (JPG, GIF, doc, API, odt, ods etc. PNG), other proprietary formats.
Open Data: Legally Open It’s data that is legally open You can use it freely You can re-use it freely You can redistribute it freelyFor commercial and non-commercial purposes
8) Projects and Operations Portal and Maps worldbank.org/projects
8) Projects and Operations Portal and Maps maps.worldbank.org
9) Open Knowledge Repository (OKR) Open access repository for WB research outputs and knowledge products Interoperable with other repositories and meets OA requirements Launched in conjunction with WB’s new Open Access Policy Content available under CC-BY license openknowledge.worldbank.org
What does this chart represent? All World Bank Web Traffic: Annually
What does this chart represent? Traffic to Wikipedia
What does this chart represent? Traffic to Wikipedia in a month
Take data to where the people areDominic McDevitt-Parks said his goal is to "foster collaboration between the Wikipedia community and the National Archives for their mutual benefit--or, in reality: the benefit of the public, which both projects serve."