All around Open Knowledge

by Irina Radchenko

You can’t afford to ignore the internet of things

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The internet of things (IoT) is a powerful, unstoppable, world-changing force. Analysts predict that 20 billion to 30 billion “things” will be connected to the internet by 2020. As such, launching an IoT business is quickly becoming an imperative across industries and around the world. Most companies have websites. If they didn’t, we’d question their […]

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How Open Data Is Transforming City Life

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Start a business. Manage your power use. Find cheap rents, or avoid crime-ridden neighborhoods. Cities and their citizens worldwide are discovering the power of “open data”—public data and information available from government and other sources that can help solve civic problems and create new business opportunities.

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Web crawler for clustering 2,500 data science websites

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Here we provide source code and sample raw data, used to produce our comprehensive, high-quality listing of 2,500 data science, analytics and big data websites…

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A Free, Libre and Open Glossary - now in XML!

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A Free, Libre and Open Glossary by 

Chris Sakkas


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Open Science, Open Issues | International seminar, workshops and Open Science work group meetin

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International seminar, workshops and Open Science work group meeting


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three.js - Javascript 3D library

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The goal of this collection is to provide a set of basic and instructive examples that introduce the various features in Three.js. The source code for each page contains detailed comments.


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50 Must-Read IT Blogs from BizTech

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Blogging, the content revolution that has swept the Internet, has given an incredible number of voices a medium for airing ideas and building followings. This trend holds true in the IT field as well, with everyone from vendors and developers to CIOs and technicians joining in the conversation to discuss everything from cloud computing and server virtualization to the rise of tablets for business.

 
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Open Access for the Humanities

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Emirates ID stresses significance of Open Data in improving government transparency and accountability | WAM

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Abu Dhabi, 13th Sept. 2014 (WAM) - In a new working paper published in the international ‘Journal of Public Administration & Governance’, the Emirates Identity Authority has called upon governments around the world to promote concepts and practices of ‘Open Data’ through focusing on disseminating qualitative data that can be used worldwide to enhance transparency and accountability.

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Governing Enterprise Transformation with a New Style of Business Intelligence

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Page 210 of the book published by D. Appleton and Company circa 1865 reads: “[Sir Henry Furnese] maintained a complete and perfect train of business intelligence.” Thus, term “Business Intelligence” is centuries old, but remains alive and kicking even today. But in recent times, as demand for access to information increases, enterprises are being challenged to process unstructured (and vast amounts of) data from the Internet of Things– in real time, and on an industrial scale. Most existing business intelligence environments can provide analytics and reporting, but aren’t designed to deliver insight from new formats and higher volumes of data. For Business Intelligence to be effective going forward, enterprises must go through a transformation to glean a New Style of Business Intelligence with appropriate governance. Let’s see how.

 
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