archives of the planet open data

The Archives of the Planet by Albert Kahn, now available in Open Data

According to Albert Kahn, the purpose of the Archives of the Planet is to account for “the aspects and the practices of human activity which will inevitably disappear over time”. This large iconographic collection consists of 72,000 Autochrome plates (color photographs on glass plates) and hundreds of hours worth of black and white films. This […]

Journées du Patrimoine - Architecture à la carte

Take a stroll amongst Paris’ contemporary and modern architecture gems

It is a nice, sunny week-end in Paris and you’ve already been to both permanent and temporary exhibitions at the two main Paris architecture museums (Cité de l’Architecture and Pavillon de l’Arsenal). And you were of course at the Centre Georges Pompidou for the opening of the Le Corbusier exhibition. You’re afraid you’ve depleted all the […]

données de transport transportation open data

Transportation Open Data: opening your data enhances your citizens’ mobility

Today, sharing transportation Open Data is at the very heart of innovation: new ways of exploring territories, smart cities, disintermediation between customers and services… In France, numerous transportation operators, public organizations and companies have already opened their transportation data for quite some time. So, after the success of our French Cheeses Map, our investigating French […]

Données Publiques Ouvertes - Public Open Data

French Ministry of Higher Education and Research: public open data reuse

For almost a year now, the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research has been opening its public data on the first ministerial open data platform. It has partnered with OpenDataSoft to enhance its ambitious public open data program. OpenDataSoft technical performances have allowed the Ministry to take its French Open Data mission to a […]