The cool cats over at http://opendatabcn.org/ are putting together the Open Data Day Barcelona as part of the International Open Data Hackathon 2011. Their first contribution has been to translate the open call by event founder David Eaves to Catalan and Spanish. Last year they got the event together in no time at all and even though (like this year) it clashed with one of the many extended bank holidays in Spain, some of the most dedicated #opendata peeps in Barcelona showed up. Hopefully this year, with the call being far earlier, there'll be a bigger turnout and hopefully some "official" particpation from all these spanking new Open Data projects of Barcelona City Council and the Generalitat – it will be great if these peeps take the opportunity to get down & dirty with some citizen hackers for a change.
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The folks over at Kfé Innovación asked me to do some interviews for them with movers, shakers & innovators, so here's the first one with Peter Corbett, CEO of iStrategyLabs and founder of Apps For Democracy. The post over on the Kfé Innovación site has a transcript in English and links to a Spanish translation – check it out here.