By Peter Murray-Rust, ContentMine Ltd; Rachel Spicer, EMBL-EBI, University of Cambridge; Josh Heimbach InterMine, University of Cambridge; Yo Yehudi, InterMine, University of Cambridge and Code is Science; Naomi Penfold, eLife
Image to the right: Bike thefts in Cambridge over 2017. Rendered by Rachel Spicer, using R (ggmap) + Google Maps + Open police data
Open Data Day (ODD) is an international event that runs on the first Saturday of March, started in 2010 and supported by Open Knowledge International. It aims to raise the profile of all types of open data, from government to research.
Creating our own ODD
The Open Data Day organiser’s guide recommended picking a focus. We didn’t have a huge amount of time to organise, and we knew this wasn’t going to be a large event but mainly a motivation to meet some busy…Continue Reading