[okfn-labs] making open data consumable

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Thu May 15 09:30:34 UTC 2014

On 14 May 2014 01:46, nilanjan bhattacharya <nilanjanb at live.com> wrote:

>  Hi Rufus,
> Thanks for the appreciation.
> Looking back, I wasn't sure what I was expecting from okfn.  My ulterior
> motive was - I was hoping to get some data that I could use for
> visualization; maybe I was hoping that okfn could provide json type data
> sets....not sure....
> In the meantime I decided to create a project on fiverr.com to convert
> the pdf data to the format I wanted.  I wrote a blog post about it - 9
> graphs for 5 dollars <http://revelutions.com/?p=521> What this means (for
> me) is that I can convert the (any?) data that I want for a small fee to
> json.
> I still think it would be nice if OKFN could provide data in json format
> (I am hoping someone can wave a magic wand :-) )

Just to  be clear all the data in OpenSpending is also available via a JSON


Its specifically designed to make visualization easy and is directly used
to power visualizations like:


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