We’ve been looking at the Nesta – Make It Local call for local authorities to release public data in a linked way.
“Make it Local aims to encourage collaboration between local authorities and digital media developers, to provide innovative, web-based services for their communities.”
Friends will know that this gets us very excited.
It certainly seems to have enthused a lot of other people too, judging by some of the conversations online and offline I’ve been having in the past week or so. And, having attended WMRO‘s excellent Open Data: Challenges and Opportunities event the other week I’m sure that the region is going to be entering some great bids. More – Nesta – Make It Local event this Friday