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At the +Open Knowledge Foundation we've just posted about our amibitions for cultivating the digital commons - and how anyone can join us in doing so!
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How transparent are your country's finances? The Open Budget Survey 2012 is out now: discover it now with our custom-built interactive data explorer: http://blog.okfn.org/2013/01/23/open-budget-survey/
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#OKFest 2012 full after package now available! Get all the videos, slides, discussion and more from the world's biggest ever open knowledge event: http://blog.okfn.org/2013/01/17/okfestival-2012-official-after-package-released/
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I've just posted about archiving Twitter feeds the hacky way on OKFNLabs http://okfnlabs.org/blog/2013/01/08/archiving-twitter-feeds-the-hacky-way.html
There are many circumstances where you want to archive a tweets - maybe just from your own account or perhaps for a hashtag for an event or topic. Unfortunately Twitter search queries do not give data...
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Because giving your tweets to Google makes much more sense.

Why not just download or scrape your tweets?

Or wait for the LoC to figure out how to index the archive so it can be searched.
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Nice example of how #OpenData  makes gov more efficient - #OpenStreetMap   #OpenData  being re-used to improve Danish address register - via Andrew Stott and Catherine Lippert https://twitter.com/DirDigEng/status/294499344353198080
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Great interview with Hans Rosling by +Jonathan Gray of +Open Knowledge Foundation - we need an http://openco2.org/
 
"Carbon dioxide data is not on the world's dashboard" - Hans Rosling in interview with the OKFN's Jonathan Gray, discussing the importance and lack of CO2 numbers: http://blog.okfn.org/2013/01/21/carbon-dioxide-data-is-not-on-the-worlds-dashboard-says-hans-rosling/
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Welcome to the #OpenData  community hangout. Please share #OpenData  info, links etc
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Co-Founder and Director of the Open Knowledge Foundation and a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow