Howard Rheingold: Jumpstarting the School of Knowledge

Knowledge
Howard Rheingold

“The School of Data is led by the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) and Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU). The School will provide online training for data ‘wrangling’ skills – the ability to find, retrieve, clean, manipulate, analyze, and represent different types of data.”

The School of Data is a collaborative and community-orientated project, and we welcome partners and participants. We’ve already had exciting conversations with several organisations and individuals, and we look forward to drawing upon their expertise during the development of the School. We are particularly excited to welcome the Tactical Technology Collective to our sprint next week, and look forward to benefiting from their wide-ranging experience (see e.g. their drawing by numbers project). We hope many more will join us – read on to find out how you can take part!

For more information about the School of Data, please visit our FAQs

Kick-starting the School of Data!

May 21, 2012

Earlier this year, we announced plans to launch the School of Data. Thanks to the generous support of Open Society Foundations and the Shuttleworth Foundation, we’re now ready to go! We’re holding a kick-off sprint next week, and we invite you to get involved.

Learn more.

See Also:

Righteous Links at Phi Beta Iota [especially all the Opens]

THE OPEN SOURCE EVERYTHING MANIFESTO: Transparency, Truth & Trust