Collaborative Translation Project Promotes Civic Tech in Japan

This post was originally written in Japanese by Keiko Tanaka for Global Voices Online, and Taylor Cazella translated it into English. Civic tech initiatives, which attempt to take advantage of technology to improve communities, have been springing up in recent years around the world. In Japan, innovators in various cities have held hackathons that have made use of public data and resulted in software/application being […]

Visiting the Open Knowledge Communities around the World

Two young Berliners Alex (a software developer from Spain) and Margo (a graduate in European politics from France) decided to leave their daily lives and travel around the world for one year to meet people and organizations working actively in open knowledge related projects, documenting them on their website, They started their trip in […]