Martin Naumann – Open Data Wizardry 101
Are you a data nerd or do you want to become one? Then this session is for you!
We will dive into the many faces of open data. Then, having data at our finger tips waiting for the fun to start, we gonna gather a set of tools to make interesting visualizations and interactive applications that use and combine the data sets for fun and profit. Finally, we gonna gather in small teams and build something cool.
Open Data 101 – what’s out there and where do I get it?
Working with Data: How to get from what you’re giving to what you want (R, mingle.io, etc.)
How to build juicy visualizations (info graphics basics, D3, Raphael, Flot et. al, Open Street Maps etc.)
Idea gathering & team formation
Woking on the ideas, getting assistance when needed
Presenting the results
What you will learn?
What open data sources are out there
What tools can be used to benefit from open data
Building a first open data app
The local Open Data portals and sources and the many existing projects that need help
Do the attendees need a laptop?