Data for the common good

    • ¿Dónde van mis impuestos? (Where do my taxes go?) by Fundación Civio

    ¿Dónde van mis impuestos? (Where do my taxes go?) | Fundación Civio

    This is a general free-access tool that allows users to visualise how much money is spent by the General Administration of the State and Social Security and how it is distributed, thanks to information extracted from the General State Budgets. The aim is to shed light on the civic value of data and promote transparency in public management to improve citiz...

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    • El indultómetro | Juan Elosua, David Caboy, Eva Belmonte per a Civio

    El indultómetro | Juan Elosua, David Cabo and Eva Belmonte from Civio

    With the aim of helping to achieve an informed society as a basis for active citizenship, the Civio Fundación Ciudadana has created this website which collects, breaks down and classifies all the information contained in the BOE (of- ficial state gazette) on pardons granted in Spain since 1996. On this website, searches can be made by type of crime, com...

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  • 04/12/2013


    _BIG BANG DATA is an exhibition about the ‘datafication’ of the world curated by José Luis de Vicente and Olga Subirós with ZZZINC activities management. In the lead up to the opening in May 2014, CCCB LAB offers a window into the production process through a series of articles in which the curators offer a preview of the principal strands of content. ...

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    • OpenStreetMap: A Year of Edits | ITO World

    OpenStreetMap: A Year of Edits | ITO World

    Like in the las few years, OpenStreetMap analysed all the edits and produced a visualisation. This year they wanted to highlight different Project that Open- StreetMap contributors have done, such as: Antarctica coastline imports, com- pletion of the boundary data in France or the relief mapping in the Philippines. So instead of having an uniform rotation...

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    • Smart Citizen Kit, by Institut d’Arquitectura Avançada de Barcelona
    • Smart Citizen Kit, by Institut d’Arquitectura Avançada de Barcelona

    Smart Citizen Kit | Institut d’Arquitectura Avançada de Catalunya

    The Smart Citizen Kit is an electronic plaque based on Arduino, with sensors for measuring air quality, temperature, noise, humidity, and quantity of light, as well as a solar charger and a Wi-Fi antenna that allows the data to be uploaded to online platforms and make them accessible to all citizens. The project provides a cheap and effective way for citiz...

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