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Citizens data initiative
Citizens data initiative
How's Life? 2015, Measuring Well-being oecd.org
Worldometers, real time world statistics
Open Knowledge, worldwide non-profit network of people passionate about openness, using advocacy, technology and training to unlock information and enable people to work with it to create and share knowledge. W
Public Lab. The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Public Lab) is a community -- supported by a 501(c)3 non-profit -- which develops and applies open-source tools to environmental exploration and investigation. By democratizing inexpensive and accessible Do-It-Yourself techniques, Public Lab creates a collaborative network of practitioners who actively re-imagine the human relationship with the environment.
The core Public Lab program is focused on "civic science" in which we research open source hardware and software tools and methods to generate knowledge and share data about community environmental health. Our goal is to increase the ability of underserved communities to identify, redress, remediate, and create awareness and accountability around environmental concerns. Public Lab achieves this by providing online and offline training, education and support, and by focusing on locally-relevant outcomes that emphasize human capacity and understanding. 
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"... we stand on the threshold of a world in which the ordinary citizen has recourse to data-gathering, -processing and -visualization tools at least as good as, and often considerably superior to, those which local governmental institutions can bring to bear on a problem." Adam Greenfield.
News and comment
The most innovative ideas in data are going to come from communities, Dec 5 
New open-source software supports land-cover monitoring, Jul 3 
Sharing Cities: Using Urban Data to Reclaim Public Space as a Commons, Jun 5 
The 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals: a new visual guide to data and development, Apr 17 
New digital tool can help fight overfishing around the world, Sep 15 
Big Data’s Empowerment Problem, September 29 
The world is getting better all the time, in 11 maps and charts, July 13 
Online Discussion Making data more accessible for society at large, 24 June 
Hackers hold the European parliament to account, January 14 
Five ways the world is doing better than you think, Hans Rosling Professor of Global Health, Karolinska Institutet, November 6 
The quiet data revolution starts here….hopefully! September 9 
You Can’t Just Hack Your Way to Social Change, March 7 
Big Data Capabilities and Citizen Glitching, by Dan McQuillan, November 15