Posts Tagged ‘OKFN’

The Open Knowledge Foundation Has Arrived in France

The OKFN reports, “Following the first ever Open Knowledge Festival in Helsinki earlier this year, we, a group of Open Knowledge enthusiasts in France, have decided to start a national chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN). France already has a vibrant community of Open Knowledge advocates and associations such as La FING, Libertic and Regards Citoyens, actively promoting the use and reuse of Open Data among other Open Knowledge principles. By establishing the OKFN in France, we aim to reinforce and broaden the current national Open Knowledge community by acting as a focal point for OKFN activities in France, as well as to help promote French initiatives in the international OKFN community. We are therefore delighted to announce the creation of the incubating National Group OKFN France with an initial meeting (12/12/12) at the collaborative innovative tech environment of La Cantine in Paris.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: OKFN

The Open Knowledge Foundation is looking for a Python Developer in London, England. According to the post, “The OKFN is recruiting junior and senior Python web developers, primarily to work on CKAN, our open source, open data catalogue. There will also be further responsibilities to develop data visualisation and other data-driven services. CKAN is an open source web-based product written in Python. It allows users to submit, search for and find open data. As well as powering thedatahub.org, CKAN is the catalogue behind the UK government’s data.gov.uk website. It also powers over 30 other catalogues around the world. If you are an outstanding Python web developer, with a keen interest in open data and enjoy working on open-source products, we’d love to hear from you.” Read more