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Daily Archives: November 8, 2016

  • Open data and augmented reality earn GovHack team top prize

    Open data and augmented reality earn GovHack team top prize

    Pokémon Go, but with real animals. This was the inspired idea that earned Team YAMM 1st Prize for best use of NCRIS Australian environment datasets at the recent GovHack Hackerspace 2016. The top award included prize money provided by the National Computational Infrastructure. Prompted by the success of Pokémon Go, Team YAMM saw a unique opportunity to connect people to the great outdoors using a combination of mobile technology and ecosystem data sourced from the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN) and the Atlas of Living Australia ... Read More

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