jan.vangrinsven at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 07:05:38 UTC 2011
Nice to hear people are interested in this kind of work and the question of
Peter is a good example about added value. I wonder if there are more
questions like this. What I try to do is to "auto-detect" specific "themes"
(example energy" and put them on a time-line. Next we could bring the
"themes" in co-relation.. that sort of things.
Anyone better/other examples or specific questions about what's needed or
interesting in this field ?
On 15 December 2011 11:23, Peter Dedecker <Peter.Dedecker at n-va.be> wrote:
> Great, welcome!
> I especially like your attempt to parse lachambre.be as I use this
> annoying site a lot. If you are able to parse the committee meeting
> schedule and allow me to trigger on my name there, that would be a great
> help to organize myself as we are not notified on the content of changes in
> the schedule and we always have to scan the whole thing for our individual
> changes. The Chamber isn't the most progressive institution regarding IT...
> So good luck and welcome in the group!
> On 15-dec.-2011, at 05:44, Laurent Peuch <psycojoker at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello everyone,
> > I never know how to present myself, but let's try it:
> > I'm Laurent Peuch (Bram on irc), from the Internet, I'm a free
> > software/freedom/Internet lover/activist and a code addict.
> > In the informations that might interest you, I'm:
> > - involved since quite some time already as a volunteer in la
> > Quadrature du Net, a French citizen group that defend our freedom
> > (especially of expression) on the Internet and Net Neutrality. It
> > has been especially involved against ACTA.
> > - also involved since the beginning in NURPA, a Belgium citizen group
> > that participate in the same subjects than la Quadrature du Net but
> > in Belgium (and also at the European level).
> > - the main develop of the political memory of la Quadrature du Net
> > which rely a lot of opendata (provided by Parltrack for the
> > European Parliament and by NosDeputes.Fr for the French Assemble).
> > It's one of our main campaign tools that also allow us to compare
> > how our elected representatives match our voting recommendations on
> > text that are related to our subjects (ie: the vote on the
> > resolution on ACTA).
> > - also involved in Neutrinet.
> > - probably forgetting something.
> > - the fact that I have just started to parse lachambre.be to create
> > structured data out of it because I'm very annoyed that no one has
> > ever done this yet (at my knowledge) reminded me to subscribe to
> > this list.
> > I subscribed to this list to be informed on what is happening on
> > opendata in Belgium (I'm quite disconnected with this community in
> > general) and also because I'm very happy to see things moving and see
> > if I can give an hand.
> > I believe that this is the right time for us citizens to change the
> > society by building the right tools, especially on the political level
> > by taking back our role in it, and that opendata is a key element to
> > that (but not only for that).
> > I'm also addicted to chocolate and cats.
> > Nice to meet you :)
> > --
> > Laurent Peuch -- Bram
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