Creating Impact with Open Source
Open Data and Big Data are popular buzzwords. Now the next big challenge is to create data-driven social impact. Tobias Pfaff talks about how cities and nonprofits can leverage the power of reusing successful data projects. Pascal Weinberger shows what’s possible with an open, intelligent platform for catastrophe awareness and risk evaluation.
Pascal is the winner of the TEDxRheinMain Datanauts contest, a competition for ideas how big data can be used for social good and has created https://nostradamiq.org (now http://climateviewer.net).
Tobias is the founder of http://datalook.io. Tobias and Pascal are the winners of the TEDxRheinMain Datanauts contests; where we looked for ideas that showcase how you can use big data for social goods.