meet.07 Trials and tribulations of Open Data App development (Panel discussion)
Upcoming Thursday, 29 August, 7:00pm at Delaney’s Wan Chai

Whether you’re already familiar with Open Data or just want to find out what it is, come to our regular meetup (happens every 3 weeks), come out and meet fellow Hong Kong Open Data enthusiasts.
第7次例會了!無論你已很熟悉Open Data,或只是想多認識Open Data,歡迎參加我們每三個星期的定期聚會,跟其他Open Data關注者碰面。
Not an event to miss – get insight about Open Data (or what should be open data!) app development with a new panel presentation.

Panel speakers
Alex Kong, released the famed “Do No Evil” app that, until recently, provided public access to a database of more than two million records of litigation and bankruptcy cases.
The app recently made news for being pulled by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (PCPD) as being a “serious invasion of privacy” despite sourcing publicly-available data.
Read more here:
@alex_kong on Twitter

Vivian Lam of Glorious Destiny Investments (GDI) whose company collected the information from the millions of pieces of information about litigation, bankruptcy and company directorships from sources such as the Judiciary, the Official Receiver’s Office, and the Companies Registry Gazette.
+Andrew Leyden an attorney and developer who released the “Hong Kong Air Pollution” app which not only tells you about the pollution levels in Hong Kong on a map, but also does back-end computations comparing HK’s pollution measures against WHO standards.
@penguinsix on twitter; Website:

We are Meeting at our usual location of Delaney’s in Wan Chai, upstairs function room – out of lift, room on the right
1/F, One Capital Place, 18 Luard Rd, Wanchai


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