Open Data Inception

2700+ Open data portals around the World

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#5 Product of the DayMarch 19, 2016

Open Data Inception is a list of more than 2,700 data portals available around the world. It exists as a map, a list and an API. is built w/ Bootstrap and open source widgets connecting a source dataset to the map through an API. You can search, filter, and find your local portals in minutes.

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Joshua Dance
Joshua Dance@joshdance · Engineer, Product, athlete, indie hacker
118 upvotes and no comments? :) Any know who made this or how it gets updated?
Ingo Radatz
Ingo Radatz@llabball · CTO, R&D at HSH / Berlin, Germany
@joshdance seems that @opendatasoft haven't gotten a notice until now - i have pocked them
Nicolas Terpolilli
Nicolas TerpolilliMaker@nterpo · Chief Data Officer, OpenDataSoft
@joshdance Hi Joshua! I've made it with one of my co-worker at OpenDataSoft as a side project :) Here is a blog post explaining the whole project : Basically the whole map thing is just a widget plugged on our data API so it's always up-to-date. And the data are, for know, updated by hand when somebody give us some feedback or want to correct something. Since the beggining we've received tons of emails/online form answer, asking us to add a portal / correct some mistake. Finally to have the data always up-to-date with every portals in the world for everybody, we plan to work with the open data community to improve open data portals meta-data. We've already done a webinar about it and the whole video/explanations will be available soon (like next week). Don't hezitate if you have any other questions :D
Rémi Mercier
Rémi MercierMaker@mercier_remi · Inbound Marketer @ OpenDataSoft
@joshdance Hi Joshua, thanks for the comment! As Nicolas said, the map is just some (a lot) elbow grease, some open source widgets running on Angular and APIs! :) The list Nicolas linked to also runs with this these widgets, so it's always up-to-date. :)
Karim Jedda
Karim Jedda@karimjdda · Big Data Architect, Prosieben Sat1
Great stuff Nicolas! Love it!
Nicolas Terpolilli
Nicolas TerpolilliMaker@nterpo · Chief Data Officer, OpenDataSoft
@karimjdda Thanks :)