Monthly Archives: July 2013

[murmur] at 10

Ten years ago tonight, James Roussel and I skulked around Kensington Market, awkwardly attaching incredibly heavy homemade square steel signs to various poles, lugging armloads of tools and trying to not to look conspicuous. In the early hours of the … Continue reading

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Toronto budget mini-“hackathon” report

Check out the cool stuff we made at the Toronto budget mini-hackathon this weekend! We parsed the 2012 city budget from a messy bunch of Excel files, and uploaded it to OpenSpending — which produces this interactive treemap:  

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Toronto Budget “Hackathon”: Jul 20-21

(part of OKFN’s Global Weekend for Spending Data) What is it? is project of the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN), and is a platform for collecting, storing and analyzing government budgets and financial transactions. The weekend of July 20-21, OpenSpending … Continue reading

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