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Boston Open Data and Open Knowledge Meetup May 26

- May 20, 2013 in boston, Meetups


The etherpad notes are at http://okfnpad.org/meetup-boston-may-2013

A Meetup from one of the 127 Open Knowledge Foundation communities worldwide.

Open Data & Open Knowledge Meetup

Sunday, May 26, 2013, 1:00 PM

Berkman Center
23 2nd St Cambridge, MA

5 Went

An informal meetup 1pm-3:30pm to get together, discuss open data, open culture and open knowledge. Hacking whether on code or ideas is likely!You don’t need to be a geek or an expert to participate – an interest in open is all you need – though a willingness to get your hands dirty (digitally) making something is a plus. If you already have an idea or a problem you’d like to share that’s great…

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Boston Open Data and Open Knowledge Meetup May 26

- May 20, 2013 in boston, Meetups


The etherpad notes are at http://okfnpad.org/meetup-boston-may-2013 http://www.meetup.com/OpenKnowledgeFoundation/Boston-MA/947922/

Skeleton Leaves (1873)

- February 5, 2013 in boston, collections, floral, Images, Images-19th, Images-Photography, john p. soule, leaves, Library of Congress, skeleton leaves, wreaths

A series of elaborate “skeleton leaf” arrangements, from the photographic studios of John P. Soule which stood on Washington Street in Boston from 1861 to 1882. As well as producing many pictures of Boston’s buildings, notable events (such as the 1869 National Peace Jubilee and the great fire of 1872), carte-de-visite portraits etc., Soule also produced these so called “Skeleton Leaves”. As well as comprising wreath shapes and crosses the leaves also served as elaborate frames for the portraits of individuals which were sometimes embedded within them. The process of drying out leaves in such a way was very popular at the time, with whole books being published that were devoted to the subject such as Phantom Flowers, a treatise on the art of producing skeleton leaves (1864). (All images from the Library of Congress). SIGN UP TO THE NEWSLETTER Sign up to get our free fortnightly newsletter which shall deliver direct to your inbox the latest brand new article and a digest of the most recent collection items. Simply add your details to the form below and click the link you receive via email to confirm your subscription! Name: E-mail:

Boston – October 23 2012

- October 24, 2012 in boston, Meetups

A Meetup from one of the 127 Open Knowledge Foundation communities worldwide.

Hack the Boston knowledge scene!

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2012, 6:00 PM

Maxwell-Dworkin lobby, Oxford St
Oxford St Cambridge, MA

8 Went

We’re looking for ways to support global annotation, web caching, and shared data initiatives. Some local folks are helping launch an Awesome Knowledge chapter. Come hang out and share your own projects and ideas. And suggest dates for future meetings in this thread, esp. if you can’t make October 3.Things to touch on in the first meeting:* clusters of local OK and open data interest,…

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Boston – October 23 2012

- October 24, 2012 in boston, Meetups


http://www.meetup.com/OpenKnowledgeFoundation/Boston-MA/789632/