Carefree and social open data hacking

N.B. This blog post was written for the Hacking for Sustainability Challenge. It outlines the measures we took and the tech we deployed to ensure #carefreehacking for the participants such as thorough data preparation and numerous open feedback channels.  Hacking for Sustainability streeft naar #carelesshacking: we willen we je zoveel mogelijk helpen om snel en […]

An open letter to the Dutch geo register

Back in February I emailed (see below) the Dutch geographical information register (NGR) about why I think many developers shun it. My main observation was that a number of key features are so buggy that it’s impossible to use the site effectively (actually: at all). The best way, I wrote, to fix the bugs (and […]