Tag Archives: open data

Tallinn / Riga / Vilnius

A rapid tour through the Baltic States, with presentations in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, to promote an upcoming UKTI competition supporting creative / tech businesses in considering UK expansion. The events were replicated in each city, an incubator / accelerator … Continue reading

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Open Cities – Guimaraes 2012, European Capital of Culture

Guimaraes in Portugal is one of two host cities for the European Capital of Culture 2012 (shared with Maribor, Slovenia). As part of a programme of events Watershed will be leading a project exploring the concept of Open Cities, both … Continue reading

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Media Sandbox 2010 – all over bar the paperwork?

Well yes and no.  Whilst the scheme has officially ended actually the whole point is that this is the beginning of something for the participants – not the end. Media Sandbox is about catalyzing and incubating new ideas, it is … Continue reading

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Open Government Data – international comparisons

An impressively diverse international audience at the Open Government Data Camp in London (organised by the Open Knowledge Foundation) sharing a commonality of purpose – that public government data should be released for re-use and re-purpose by the digital community … Continue reading

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Media Sandbox 2010 commissions announced

The seven successful commissions under this years’ Media Sandbox project have been announced. The commissions cover a wide range of innovative concepts from environmentally aware mobile games to scent “sculptures”. For 2010, Media Sandbox has been divided into two strands: … Continue reading

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Who pays for development time?

“If we are going to grow, I have to move my business from a position of “work to hire” for ever-reducing margins to ownership of rights or IP” Question: Was this said to me by a Chinese animation company, or … Continue reading

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