Where does transparency and open data sit when a government passes legislation that is so opaque and unclear that nobody really understands the implications of it? How do NGOs and civil society organisations operate when collaborating or receiving funding from foreign organisations may become prohibited? Come and find out more from this online event involving some of our fellow members in the UPR-coalition.
The big open data news in Hong Kong this month is the launch of the new Hong Kong Open Data Index from the Internet Society Hong Kong. Since our launch in 2013 we have watched the progression of Open Data in Hong Kong, and while there has been progress from the Government, it has been patchy.
While Open Data Day is cancelled, join us on 9th Feb for a virtual meetup discussing coronvirus open data approaches to understand and tackle the recent 2019 novel coronavirus that has broken out in mainland China and now Hong Kong.
ODHK is a signatory for the UPR (Universal Periodic Review) coalition review to the UN, using it as a policy mechanism in promoting FOI and archives legislation in Hong Kong.
Parking data is a good example of a key area in Hong Kong that the opening up of should be be able to help alleviate major problem in the city, but despite promise of real-time parking vacancies data from the government this currently is not a reality. Here we discuss the issue and some potential ways to solve it.
Here we have a guest posting from Robert Porsch on our Open Data Day (ODD2017) hackathon teams look at refugee crime data in Hong Kong showcasing what you can do with AccessInfo data & statistical programming.
Don’t miss this years International Open Data Day event in Hong Kong, a hackathon and LegCo roundtable on the 4th March at CityU in Kowloon Tong.
Giving fascinating insight into the data policy lessons we can learn from a real smart city like Taipei, TH Schee gave us a fantastic talk at meet.33.
A group of open data fans organises Open Data Day this year in Hong Kong is coming up. Come join in the fun on Saturday 7th March 2016 at the Odd-e office.
Join ODHK and MakerBay at the global ZikaHackathon on the 16th February 2016 in Yau Tong, and help fight the spread of this disease with Open Data and Hardware.