The first hackathon that reused open government data


As we mentioned in a previous article, the first hackathon that re-used open government data uploaded on the platform data.gov.ro took place in Romania between 22 to 23 February 2014. The event was organized in order to transform the available open data into useful applications for citizens. About 30 developers and activists worked these two days on a … Continue reading The first hackathon that reused open government data

Friday’s digital diplomacy news


Every second something interesting in happening in the world of digital diplomacy. Here are a few of the most interesting links and facts of this week: France’s presence on Twitter is growing and this can be easily seen in the Twitter board advertised this week by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs @francediplo_EN. UK Foreign … Continue reading Friday’s digital diplomacy news

Friday’s digital diplomacy news


This week was as busy as always and full of important events and interesting articles in the field of digital diplomacy. Here are a few: We read a very interesting analysis done by Matthias Luefkens (@luefkens) and Marek Zaremba-Pike (@marekzp) that looks at how the European Parliament, one of the most prolific public institutions on Twitter, tweets and the impact … Continue reading Friday’s digital diplomacy news

Romania’s MEP elections candidates on Twitter (I)


The European elections for the new MEPs are just two months away and already some of the parties in Romania have announced their candidates. This article opens a series of short quantitative analyses with the purpose of identifying how many of the potential new Romanian MEPs have embraced Twitter, who are the most followed, the … Continue reading Romania’s MEP elections candidates on Twitter (I)