This July, code fellow David Morrison gave a lightning talk at the Edinburgh Open Knowledge Foundation Meetup, kindly hosted by the Scottish Parliament. You can find out about the other speakers at the OKFN Scotland blog.
Anyway, here he is talking about his work so far with East Lothian:
During our visit to Berlin to catch up with other Code for Europe fellows we decided to hang on for a few days and attend the Open Knowledge Festival.
Oh, if you’re not familiar with the organisation behind the event, the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN), is a non-profit organisation which advocates openness in all forms e.g. open-access, data, and content.
In attendance were government officials, academics, journalists, developers, activists, and people from non-profits just like OKFN itself. To give you an idea of what went on, I’ve written about a few of the sessions I attended below. Continue reading