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OpenCorporates opens up new database of corporate directors and officers

The online corporate transparency data platform is providing more insight for data journalists.

OpenCorporates, which aggregates open data about businesses, has launched a new taxonomy of corporate directors and officers. In this interview, Chris Taggart, the founder of OpenCorporates, shares more details about the data and the business model behind his open data venture.

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Strata Week: New open-data initiatives in Canada and the UK

Strata Week: New open-data initiatives in Canada and the UK

Open data from StatsCan and Whitehall, Dell open sources its Hadoop tool, and what we can learn from old library records.

This week's data news includes open-data initiatives in the U.K. and Canada, the open sourcing of a Hadoop deployment tool by Dell, and a database reveals the circa-1900 reading habits of Muncie, Ind.

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The new guy wants to hack the city's data

The new guy wants to hack the city's data

Christopher Groskopf looks to bring open data and open source to Tyler, Texas.

Instead of quietly settling in like most new residents, Tyler, Texas transplant Christopher Groskopf is on a mission to find and unlock his new city's datasets.

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How to create sustainable open data projects with purpose

How to create sustainable open data projects with purpose

Tom Steinberg on making a website vs making a difference.

Tom Steinberg, head of the UK's civic-hacking non-profit mySociety, uses the launch of the new FixMyTransport to reflect on how organizations can help their open data efforts achieve sustainability.

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