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The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, April 2014

Hi! After last month’s launch-fest, March has been a thoughtful month, with reflective and planning pieces taking centre-stage on our blog. Of course OKFestival has been ramping up since its launch, giving more detail on topics and running sessions to help with submitting proposals; however we’ve also had more from the Community Survey results, as […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, March 2014

Sign up here for monthly updates to your inbox. Hi! What a month! February may be the shortest month (at least, for those using the Gregorian calendar), but we’ve sure made the most of it. It seems to be the month of “the launch”: the campaign to Stop Secret Contracts; OKFestival’s website, ticket sales and […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, February 2014

Sign up here for monthly updates to your inbox. Greetings! One month into 2014, there’s plenty going on around the Open Knowledge Foundation, including lots of activity for Copyright Week mid-January as well as preparation for Open Data Day towards the end of February. As ever, the global Open Knowledge Foundation network has been busy, […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, December 2013

Sign up here for monthly news to your inbox. Welcome! Hello and welcome to our latest news update on what is happening in and around the Open Knowledge Foundation. As we approach our 10th anniversary, we are reflecting on the open movement over the last decade and planning for the opportunities and challenges ahead. We […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, November 2013

Sign up here for monthly updates to your inbox. Hi! We hope your month has been swell! Thanks for tuning in to this month’s Open Knowledge Foundation update – read on to find out about some of the ways we’re making progress towards a more open world. This month’s highlights include key developments in financial […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, October 2013

Sign up here for monthly updates to your inbox. Hello and welcome to this, your October newsletter. We hope you’ve been having an excellent month. Make sure you check out this post, Defining Open Data – and look out for more in a similar vein over the next week or two. As our movement grows […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, September 2013

Sign up for monthly updates to your inbox here Howdy! And welcome to your monthly spotlight on the Open Knowledge Foundation. There’s a whole load of stuff coming up as always, with our community becoming ever more global and ever more active – find out some of it below. It’s just 2 weeks until we’ll […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, July 2013

Sign up for monthly updates to your inbox here It’s been a month for big announcements on openness, and we’ve been at the forefront as ever. The G8 summit in Northern Ireland catalysed a whole load of activity around open government data, and we want to make sure that words are translated into effective action. […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, June 2013

Sign up here to receive the monthly Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter by email. How time flies! May 20th was our 9th birthday, and to mark the occasion we allowed ourselves a little reminiscent birthday post, looking back on how we’ve been doing. Thanks so much for all your lovely messages and birthday wishes! And we […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, May 2013

Heard of Big Data? How about #smalldata? There’s been loads of buzz this month around #smalldata, and the need to prevent the centralisation of data-power in the hands of the few. Redistributing knowledge power is what we’re all about at the Open Knowledge Foundation, and this month’s launch of data.okfn.org is doing just that – […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, April 2013

Sign up on the right to receive our newsletter straight into your inbox every couple of months! It’s exciting times at the Open Knowledge Foundation! We’re determinedly ignoring the never-ending winter here in Europe – Spring has definitely sprung for us, with more activity than ever across the network, creating change by educating, empowering, evangelising […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, February 2013

Sign up here to receive the Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter into your inbox every couple of months. We’re fresh back from our biannual summit, which brought together members from Open Knowledge Foundation Local Groups and Working Groups around the world. It was truly inspiring to hear about the vision and dedication of people in so […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, December 2012

Well here in the northern hemisphere the days are drawing in and winter is upon us. Autumn’s been ace though, and as busy as ever! OKFest went better than we could have imagined, and we got so excited that we started planning next year’s event in Geneva before we’d even left Helsinki! We’ve also been […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, July – August 2012

This newsletter comes to you on the eve of the world’s biggest ever open knowledge event, OKFest 2012. It has been an incredible journey getting to this point, as a movement and as an organisation. We really hope you’ll be making the physical journey with us to Helsinki next week, to create, innovate and celebrate […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, July-August 2012

  This newsletter comes to you on the eve of the world’s biggest ever open knowledge event, OKFest 2012. It has been an incredible journey getting to this point, as a movement and as an organisation. We really hope you’ll be making the physical journey with us to Helsinki next week, to create, innovate and […]

The Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter, April – June 2012

It’s been another hectic few months here at the Open Knowledge Foundation! We’re getting really excited about this year’s inaugral OKFest in Helsinki (more later), but there’s so much going on across the world of openness that it’s hard to see when we’re going to find time to pack our suitcases! From the launch of […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter January – March 2012

We've hit the new year running here at the Open Knowledge Foundation! Our work is expanding in every dimension, with new groups and chapters popping up all over the world, new projects and initiatives constantly emerging, and existing projects growing. But the most crucial aspect of this growth is making sure more people are being […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter 18.5

As the more eagle-eyed among you may have noticed, our quarterley newsletter due at the start of July never made it to you. So here’s a double bumper issue, Newsletter 18.5! We’re going for a bit less content, and hopefully by next episode we’ll have a whole new format ready. In the meantime… here’s what […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 17: Jan-March 2011

Welcome to the seventeenth Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter! For a plain text version for email please see Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 17 – on our main okfn-announce list. OPEN KNOWLEDGE FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER NO. 17 Contents: Announcing… The Open Data Challenge! OKCon 2011: Call for Participation New Working Group on Open Economics launches Yourtopia.net GetTheData.org […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No.16 Sept-Dec 2010

Welcome to the sixteenth Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter! For a plain text version for email please see Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 16 – on our main okfn-announce list. OPEN KNOWLEDGE FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER NO. 16 Contents: Open Government Data Camp 2010 Launch of PublicData.eu Europe’s Energy CKAN keeps on growing – new releases, and launch […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 14

Welcome to the fourteenth Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter! For a plain text version for email, please see Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 14 – on our main okfn-announce list OPEN KNOWLEDGE FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER NO. 14 Contents: Mapping open government data around the world Launch of the Panton Principles for open data in science Where Does […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 13

Welcome to the thirteenth Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter! For a plain text version for email, please see: Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 13 – on our main okfn-announce list Microblog version: RT @jwyg: Open Knowledge Foundation @okfn Newsletter No. 13: http://bit.ly/7CeAfN OPEN KNOWLEDGE FOUNDATION NEWSLETTER NO. 13 Contents: Seasons Greetings from the Open Knowledge Foundation! […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 12

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 12 has just been sent out. If you would like to receive this via email, you can join our main okfn-announce list. Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 12 Welcome to the twelfth Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter! Contents: New report on sharing aid information is now open for comments Open Data […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 11

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 11 has just been sent out: Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 11 Welcome to the eleventh Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter! Contents: The OKF turns five and we need your support! Open Database License (ODbL) goes 1.0 European Open Data Inventory + Summit Launch of the Open Data Grid New developments […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 2

Welcome to the second Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter. Scroll below for information about: Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network (CKAN) Guide to Open Data Licensing Open Text Book iCommons 2007 COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE ARCHIVE NETWORK (CKAN) Last week we launched the Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network (CKAN for short) which you can find at: http://www.ckan.net/ CKAN is a registry […]

Open Knowledge Foundation Newsletter No. 1

Welcome to the first Open Knowledge Foundation newsletter. Following is a glimpse of what we’ve been up to in recent months. OPEN KNOWLEDGE 1.0 Open Knowledge 1.0 took place on Saturday 17th March at Limehouse Town Hall in London. Over 70 people came to hear the panels and participate in the open space. There were […]