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2nd Data Journalism Workshop: Tracking Public Money. Call for Projects

Throughout two long weekends in October (24-26) and December (12-14) we will develop projects that aim to track public money with the aid of experts such as Ben Welsh (Los Angeles Times), Mariano Zafra (El País), Juan Elosua (España en Llamas) and the data journalism team of El Confidencial.

The call for projets is open until September 24, 2014. After the selection of projects a call for collaborators will be open (starting September 30, 2014).

Organized by the Data Journalism work group, with the collaboration of El Confidencial.

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Madrid Urban Laboratory. New Open Call for Collaborators

The open call for collaborators for some of the projects of the workshop Madrid Urban Laboratory is reopen. The collaborators need to have a very specific profile.

The collaborators will participate in the development of the selected projects, getting involved in design processes and the prototyping of new tools, platforms and actions.

The first stage of the workshop took place from May 28th to June 1st, and the second stage will take place on October 1st and 2nd (international symposium) and October 3rd to 5th, 2014.

Free admission. New deadline: September 15th, 2014. Contact the promoters of each project directly at the Medialab-Prado Community.

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MADdata. Open Data Contest

everis and MadridEmprende organize the first Open Datathon in Madrid, the biggest open data competition in a common space and during a given time.

The competition consists in creating innovative solutions from the use of open data. MADdata will make available to each participant some data on the city of Madrid, provided by Madrid's Town Hall open data website, on public services, public transport, mobility and social networks. This data will be available to all participants, and will be enrichedthrough analytic capacities and Big Data.

Open inscription until July 25, 2014. [+info on the inscriptions]

New deadline: registrations before September 21st or until all vacancies are covered

#MADdata

Results of the Open Call for Mediators-Researchers

As a result of the open call for the selection of mediators-researchers for Medialab-Prado's space during 2014-2015 we have received 277 applications.

Results of "Composer's Hub" project

"Composer’s Hub" project was released in 2014 by James Phelan (JamP Musik) to foster learning musical production.

Building Networks around Langdon Winner's book «The Whale and the Reactor»

Work group within the framework of the Commons Lab that will get together periodically during the next course to read and analyze «The Whale and the Reactor: A Search for Limits in an Age of High Technology» and create conceptual and empirical connections in this text by Langdon Winner. Led by Javier de la Cueva.

No registration required.

Convocatoria de colaboradores. Querer y poder proyectar en la ciudad 2014-2015

¿Qués contenidos interesan a los potenciales espectadores de las pantallas de la ciudad? ¿Conoces las legislaciones, reglas y condicionantes que determinan que los contenidos puedan ser proyectados de manera libre, abierta y cívica?

Durante este curso (2014-2015) la investigación se canalizará a través de un taller que prentede aclarar cuáles son esas limitaciones y de qué manera influyen en la verdadera necesidad de uso del espacio público. Se acotará, como modelo de estudio, a contenidos cinematográficos en la fachada digital de Medialab-Prado.

Proyecto comisariado por Nerea Calvillo a cargo del colectivo n'UNDO, seleccionado en la convocatoria abierta Ciudad Participativa de Connecting Cities Network 2014 para su producción en la sede de Medialab-Prado.

Inscripción abierta a cualquier persona interesada en participar en el desarrollo de este proyecto. Hasta 30 septiembre.

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05.09.2014 18:00h - 20:30h

Primera reunión del grupo de trabajo de Bitcoin

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Espacio abierto para entusiastas de Bitcoin y todo aquel que desee iniciarse en el mundo de las criptomonedas. Los encuentros pueden estar enfocados al intercambio de opiniones sobre las criptomonedas, al networking entre interesados, la divulgación de los valores de la filosofía open source, modelos organizativos descentralizados, autónomos y distribuidos, y serán especialmente bienvenidos todos aquellos que quieran iniciarse en el emergente mundo de la economía digital.

Más información aquí.

08.09.2014

Presentation of the results of IMPROº360 workshop of stage projects and geolocation

Project showcase from September 5 8 to 30.

IMPROº360 workshop that took place from July 14 to 19 in Medialab-Prado by noTours and Impromadrid Theater Company generated five projects on stage proposals using urban space and mobile apps. 

This workshop, carried out as usually in Medialab -collective production hub to develop several proposals during a week- has been organized within the framework of the Festival Fringe Madrid and aims to lead to a future collaboration between noTours and Impromadrid.

09.09.2014, 16.09.2014, 23.09.2014, 30.09.2014, 07.10.2014, 14.10.2014, 21.10.2014, 28.10.2014, 04.11.2014, 11.11.2014, 18.11.2014, 25.11.2014, 02.12.2014, 09.12.2014, 16.12.2014, 23.12.2014, 30.12.2014 18:00h

Encuentro de usuarios y usuarias de CiviCRM

El objetivo de este grupo es convertirse en un punto de encuentro de la comunidad de ususarios y usuariias de esta herramienta de gestión de contactos, CiviCRM.

Este grupo organiza encuentros mensualmente los primeros martes de mes.

24.09.2014 17:00h - 20:30h

Taller sobre herramientas para publicar mapas en Internet

Existe una larga tradición de software libre para poder procesar y compartir datos con componente geográfica en forma de mapa a través de Internet. Nos acercaremos a ese mundo y a sus ecosistemas colaborativos. A partir de unos conceptos básicos, practicaremos con alguna de esas herramientas cartográficas.
27.09.2014, 28.09.2014

MADdata. Open Data Contest

everis and MadridEmprende organize the first Open Datathon in Madrid, the biggest open data competition in a common space and during a given time.

The competition consists in creating innovative solutions from the use of open data. MADdata will make available to each participant some data on the city of Madrid, provided by Madrid's Town Hall open data website, on public services, public transport, mobility and social networks. This data will be available to all participants, and will be enrichedthrough analytic capacities and Big Data.

Open inscription until July 25, 2014. [+info on the inscriptions]

New deadline: registrations before September 21st or until all vacancies are covered

#MADdata

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