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Posts about open data

Bentframe: Developed with Komodo, deployed to Stackato

By Eric Promislow, January 4, 2012
Bent Frame: bike collision data

For years now I've been working on tools that help build and debug Rails applications, but other than the Candidate Buzz demo application, I haven't actually created many myself.

Category: stackato

Talking Vantrash.ca: A Case Study of how Open Data Needs Open Source

By Eric Promislow, April 12, 2010

"Open Data" has been the flavor of the year. While ten years ago most people were content to access their favorite government-issued pamphlets and documents as PDF documents on the web, a few people knew that there were untold applications locked within the encrypted data in those documents. In the past year or so, many jurisdictions, most notably at the city level, have been releasing sets of raw data.

Category: ActiveBlog, open source
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