Open Data in India can drive innovation and save billions

Open Data in India can drive innovation and save billions

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Open-Data | No Comments

Open Data in India till date remains hidden behind complex technological framework and private monopolies making it extremely difficult for businesses or citizens to access it. Simply put, it is not as “open” as it should ideally be. A list of countries around the world have been working towards making data accessible to the public […]

Shenzhen Workshop Event 2016

Shenzhen Workshop Event 2016

Posted by on Jun 13, 2016 in Event | No Comments

The workshop on Environment Monitoring Devices at Chaihou Makerspace was a success. The crowd was super-excited to get their hands on the AirOwls.  Jian a fellow participant in the workshop and a hardware enthusiast was thrilled getting a chance to assemble the AirOwl at the workshop. Cheryl gave an excellent suggestion during the event of […]

Owls Hooting in China

Owls Hooting in China

Posted by on Jun 12, 2016 in Device, Event | No Comments

Coming to Shenzhen was a big eyeopener for us. There are atleast 1,00,000 traders of electronics at every 3 Km radius. Every maker space is equipped with the best of the best facilities. Here in Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab (SZOIL), I got the opportunity to meet the young, enthusiastic group of makers who have been […]

Why Open Data?

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 in Open-Data | No Comments

Open data, especially open government data, is a tremendous resource that as yet is largely untapped. India’s government has just started to embrace this open world and this is a particularly significant move given the quantity and centrality of the data it collects, but also because most government data is deemed public data by law, […]