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* ''[http://openbook.okfn.org/ The Open Book]'', eds. Jussi Nissilä, Kaitlyn Braybrooke and Timo Vuorikivi, London: Finnish Institute in London, 2013, 138 pp.
* ''[http://openbook.okfn.org/ The Open Book]'', eds. Jussi Nissilä, Kaitlyn Braybrooke and Timo Vuorikivi, London: Finnish Institute in London, 2013, 138 pp.
* Shannon Mattern, [https://placesjournal.org/article/public-information/ "Public In/Formation"], ''Places'', Nov 2016.
* Shannon Mattern, [https://placesjournal.org/article/public-information/ "Public In/Formation"], ''Places'', Nov 2016.
* Datactive, ''[https://data-activism.net/2018/01/available-now-report-on-data-for-the-social-good/ Data for the Social Good: The Report]'', Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam, 2018, 19 pp.
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open knowledge, open data, digital divide, community informatics, knowledge commons, open access, open government, data journalism.


Conferences, events



  • OpenSpending is exploring, structuring and mapping out different kinds of public finance from all around the world. An opendata project of Open Knowledge Foundation.
  • Graph Commons is a collaborative network mapping, analyzing, and publishing platform and an open knowledge base of relationships data.


  • Open Data Book Club, a monthly event where civic-minded individuals get together to talk about and present on open data.


Marko Rakar


  • LiquidFeedback software is used for the decision-making within German Pirate Party.



  • Share Lab, a research and data investigation lab for exploring the intersections between technology and society. Est 2015 by Share Foundation.



Fair-Play Alliance (*2002), OpenData.sk, Utopia.sk


Demagog.sk (*2010), OdkazPreStarostu.sk (*2009), TvojPoslanec.sk (*2009)



  • HackerSpace, “During the code sprint we have decided to focus on two important projects: GovSearch, which consists of a search engine that will serve as a platform for any Tunisian user to access all publicly available information from Tunisian administrative bodies anytime and anywhere… We are planning to contact all the Tunisian administrations to ask them about the different ways to reach them, then we will upload the results into the database,” December 2011. [2]
  • Telecomix Tunisia

United States

  • Free Government Information (FGI), a place for initiating dialogue and building consensus among the various players (libraries, government agencies, non-profit organizations, researchers, journalists, etc.) who have a stake in the preservation of and perpetual free access to government information.
  • BetaNYC, a civic organization dedicated to improving lives in New York through civic design, technology, and data. It started off as the "NYC Open Government" meetup. In 2009, was renamed to "Open NY Forum" and was co-founded by Philip Ashlock and Hailey Austin Cooperrider. In 2013 and after the NY Governor launched the State's Open Government initiative, aka Open NY, the group renamed to BetaNYC.



See also

Copyright activism, Internet activism, FLOSS, Commons, Open design

communities of practice

Art and technology centres, Art servers, Circuit bending, Copyright activism, Cypherpunk, Data activism, Demoscene, Digital libraries, DIY biology, Federated networks, File sharing, FLOSS, Game art, Hacker culture, Hackerspaces, Hacktivism, Internet activism, Internet of things, Libre graphics, Live coding, Maker culture, Media archives, Net art, Neural aesthetics, Open hardware, Software art, VJing, VVVV.
See also Artists' cultures.