Month: February 2017

Open Data Day 2017 Hong Kong Hackathon

Open Source Hong Kong

Saturday, 4 March 2017 from 10:00 to 18:00 (HKT)

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong SAR China

Pls register at Eventbrite and visit Hackpad to add your open data hack ideas.

Please bring your laptop, laptop charger, power extension bar to attend ODD. For those who will present your project at the end of ODD, please also bring your VGA adoptor.

Eventbrite: https://opendatadayhk2017.eventbrite.hk
Hackpad: https://opensourcehk.hackpad.com/Open-Data-Day-HK-2017-QvQ2MhnhJE6
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/154862401625387/permalink/244902289288064/
Open Data Day Offical website: http://opendataday.org
Email Enquiry: webmaster@opensource.hk

International Open Data Day in 2017 will be 4th March. Size is 60 participants.
Tentative Schedule
10:00 Reception and Networking
10:15 Introduction and Team Forming
11:00 Start of team works / discussions
16:00 Open Data Roundtable with Guests
17:00 Team Presentation
18:00 Closing
Venue Sponsor: CityU App Lab
Open Data Day 2017 HK Organising Committee is formed from the following communities and supporters.
– Initium Media
– Open Data Hong Kong
– Open Source Hong Kong
Pre-event Workshop – Python 101 intro & web scraping
Date & Time: 28 February 2017, Tuesday (20:00 – 21:30)
Venue: Classroom B5-209, 5/F Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong.
Workshop Registration – https://oddhk17-scrapy.eventbrite.hk

Data News of the Week | Highlights of US Policies

Everyone is talking about America’s politics, and the The New Youk Times used cubes to visualize the data and make the stories more fun to read, you can easily tell from Economy(blue), Domestic Issues(yellow) or International Issues(red): Continue reading “Data News of the Week | Highlights of US Policies”

Data & Design with Jonathan Soma at Hong Kong Baptist University

At the first Data & News Society Colloquium of 2017, Jonathan Soma, from Columbia Journalism School, shared his ideas on Data and Visual Design in Journalism on Feb.20th.

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Jonathan Soma of Columbia J-School is Coming to HKBU

Jonathan Soma, Director of Columbia Journalism School’s Lede Program, is coming to Hong Kong Baptist University on 20th February to talk about Data and Visual Design in Journalism.

When: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM, Feb. 20, 2017 (Monday).

Where: Room 1022, 10/F, Communication and Visual Arts Building, Hong Kong Baptist University.

Map: School of Communication, HKBU

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Data News of the Week | Chinese New Year/关于中国春节的数据新闻作品

Chinese New Year is the most important holiday for all Chinese, nowadays become the world’s popular celebration. Here is some interesting data news about the Chinese New Year.

春节,是中国人最重要也最隆重的节日之一,不管你是远在千里之外的游子,亦或是在家乡打拼的劳动者,春节都是一个阖家团圆的日子。在此我们特别集合了关于中国春节的一些数据新闻作品:

“爆竹声中一岁除”,鞭炮烟花一向是庆祝春节的传统,在“雾霾”屡被提及的时候,烟花爆竹对空气的影响能有多大?

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