News & Articles

Keep up to date with news and postings from the CivicSight blog, including archival content from our previous incarnation as Open Data Hong Kong.
Hong Kong's school children show they can contribute more to global research than so called "professional" scientists can, with their global mosquito alert data ending up in the GBIF repository. Come and gather with Hong Kong's Citizen Scientists for a talk from Prof H Kibori to find out more.
What is on your Open Data Wishlist? At the Unlocking the Value of Open Data meeting at HKU we asked civil servants & data users what was on theirs wishlist. Getting insight into how government departments use & offer data.
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.