Get to know Open Knowledge

“If you want Open to win, you’ve got to make it more attractive to the average person,” said Rufus Pollock @rufuspollock in his May 24, 2013 talk at Code for America.

Rufus discussed not only the Open Source tools and Open Data initiatives for which Open Knowledge are well known in America, but our larger mission. This includes technical projects like the rejuvenation of with our open source CKAN Project, as well as cultural projects like the Public Domain Review.

Rufus is a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow, an Associate of the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law at the University of Cambridge and a Director of Open Knowledge which he co-founded in 2004. — bio via CfA.

For another introduction to Open Knowledge, see this slideset delivered March 25, 2013 by Jonathan Gray, @jwyg at the Wikimedia Foundation:

This post was shared @OKFNUS in advance of the 6/6/13 meetup hosted by PLOS:

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