Discussion at Scottish Parliament Meetup

Discussion at Scottish Parliament Meetup

The best way to find out more about the activities of our Local Group is to come along to one of our regular meet-ups. For more information, check out:

Other ways to find out what we are doing:

  • follow @okfnscot
  • subscribe to https://lists.okfn.org/mailman/listinfo/ok-scotland

  • From our Blog

    Coders of the future, and Open Data

    Way back in August, cities all over the UK played host to Young Rewired State Festival of Code, the national hackathon for under 19s. Edinburgh was no exception, and every day for a week around 16 young people — mostly regulars from the Prewired coding club took up residence in the University of Edinburgh’s Appleton more »

    Full Post

    Events

    Our Open Data Meetup at the Scottish Parliament

    We were honoured and excited to have been hosted by the Scottish Parliament, who took the opportunity to announce their new open data page at http://scottish.parliament.uk/opendata. The page is just a starting point and Parliament is looking for suggestions and feedback on how information is presented and what type of data should be included over more »

    Full Post

    Events

    Our first Open Data Maker Night

    Open Knowledge Scotland’s first Open Data Maker Night at TechCube had a good turn out with a great variety of people from different backgrounds and with different interests in making with data. After throwing up some ideas, several groups were formed and here is what came out:  Some people came along to learn more about more »

    Full Post

    Events

    Scotland’s Open Data

    I recently spent a couple of hours throwing together a list of resources about open data for an informal tutorial targeted at undergraduate students involved in the Smart Data Hack. Part of my input was a list of Scottish public data and vocabularies compiled in 2010 by Peter Winstanley. Since then, I’ve been wondering about more »

    Full Post

    Open Government Data