Shut up and Hack: crowdsourcing a blogpost

In the spirit of community involvement, this report on activities at Melbourne’ Shut up and Hack on April 22 has been contributed by attendees Sarah Godwin and Ros Lau. Relative newcomer Sarah worked on Temporal Earth, mapping ANZAC troop movements So this was my 2nd OK Melbourne Meetup. First there was a short talk about […]

Exploring Trove

This week the Melbourne meetup was fortunate to be joined (virtually) by Dr Tim Sherratt (@wragge), who shared with us some of his vast knowledge of Trove. Hanging out, waiting to join the @OKFNau meet up in Melbourne. If the technology behaves… — Tim Sherratt (@wragge) April 8, 2015 Dr Sherratt is a self-described digital […]

2013 in review – Melbourne

2013 has been a packed year for the OKFN Melbourne team. Here are a few highlights. The year began with a data journalism day hosted by The Age prior to Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s Melbourne lecture. The day brought together storytellers with data wranglers to coax the news out of a number of large datasets with […]