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On the 20th of May DataMission organised a hackathon for the Red Cross and 510.global. The day is described here. This blogposting contains more technical details of what the teams did. Machine Learning model teams The first team, team015, tried to tweak the inputs and to combine them to thus […]

What did the different teams at the Red Cross Hackathon ...



Unfortunately there are no more tickets available.  Mark your calendars! Following last year’s successful Data4Food hackathon with UN World Food Programme, we’re very excited to invite you to our next hackathon with Red Cross Netherlands. The hackathon will take place on Saturday 20th May 2017 in Amsterdam. To give you […]

Hackathon DataMission – Red Cross Netherlands



We are excited to inform you about our next Meetup. On Thursday September 29 we have an interesting evening planned for you: to inspire you to think about the influence data can have on society, the chances and challenges. Our key speaker at this Meetup is Linnet Taylor, assistant professor […]

Come to our Meetup on Thursday September 29!


On the eve of Prince’s Day (Budget Day), for the first time in the Netherlands, Accountability Hack will take place. During this hackathon government spending and performance will be mapped with open data. The event is not organised by DataMission, but DataMissionaries are welcome to participate! From ministries to municipalities, the Dutch […]

Event Open State Foundation: Accountability Hack


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#HackHunger with UN World Food Programme and DataMission For the past couple of months, the DataMission team has worked hard to organise its first hackathon on Saturday May 14 in Amsterdam. And we had a blast! A big thanks to all the 50+ participants — a mix of developers, data […]

Solve hunger through data analysis and visualisation



In the final months of 2015 we teamed up with initiatives that already organised interesting events. Two Data Mission teams joined the Museumnacht Hackthon in November. That same month, we hosted a Data Desk at the Connected Development Festival where NGO’s dropped by to get instant advice on data. Museumnacht […]

A look back at 2015: Data Mission cooperated with existing ...


A lot has happened since this posting, so it’s time for an update. We had two events, started tweeting more, and we have now over 400 members on meetup! So we see a lot of enthusiasm at the data community in the Netherlands for what we are trying to do. […]

Update from DataMission (and some questions)


Last week we sent all DataMissionaries an email about our upcoming activity: On Friday November 13, the Connected Development Camp takes place. A yearly event focused on the future of international development cooperation and humanitarian aid. DataMission will host a Data Desk. Here we will provide NGO’s, activists, researchers, journalists […]

Join our Data Desk at Connected Development Camp – Friday, ...



Great news! All Data-missionaries are invited to participate in the Data4Food Hackathon on 11-13 September in The Hague. During this hackathon we will develop innovative solutions for food security. Ensuring that all people have access to sufficient, affordable, safe and nutritious food is a key challenge for our society. The […]

Data4Food Hackathon 11 – 13 september 2015