Posts Categorized: School of Data

Data Explorer Mission Recap

BACKGROUND From October 19-21, the School of Data (a collaboration between Open Knowledge Foundation and Peer 2 Peer University) held a Data Explorer Mission focused on Garment Factory Data–collecting it, collating it, mapping it, and telling a story with data. This course had several points of innovation and experimentation, including: Time: instead of a longer…

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OKFN + P2PU Invite You to Investigate Garment Data. Open for Sign Up Now!

In May, the School of Data community got together in a Data Expedition to respond to the Rana Plaza catastrophe. They built a crowdsourced database on garment factories and used it to expose the bad safety standards and non-transparency that contributed to the disaster. Now we are taking the garment factory investigation to the next…

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