Tag Archives: Real property information systems

Legal informatics papers at HICSS 2015

Several legal informatics papers are scheduled to be presented at HICSS 2015 / HICSS 48: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, being held 5-8 January 2015 in Kauai: Bjørn Furuholt, Fathul Wahid, Oystein Sabo: Land Information Systems for Development (LIS4D): … Continue reading

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Land Matrix: Data and Visualizations Concerning Large Real Property Transactions

Land Matrix is a free and open database of large land transaction data, with visualization tools. Land Matrix is operated by a group of organizations including International Land Coalition and GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut … Continue reading

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Code the Deal: Legal Transactional Hackathon: Results, storify, links, and resources

Code the Deal, a legal transactional hackathon, was held 19-21 September 2014, in New York City. The event was organized by Legal Hackers and Nixon Peabody. Click here for descriptions of projects worked on at the event. Twitter hashtags for … Continue reading

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UnBlight Unconference 2014: Storify, links, and resources

UnBlight — “an unconference exploring technology, property data and community revitalization” — was held 14-15 August 2014 in Macon, Georgia, USA. The event was hosted by Mercer University’s Center for Collaborative Journalism and the Sunlight Foundation, and was funded by … Continue reading

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ZoningCheck: Zoning regulation lookup service

ZoningCheck, an online zoning regulation lookup service, has been launched by OpenCounter. Here is a description, from the service’s About page: ZoningCheck is a zoning lookup tool that helps business owners, real estate developers, and interested citizens quickly understand the … Continue reading

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Land titling through mobile technology: Project of FrontlineSMS and Landesa, funded by large Google grant

A project led by FrontlineSMS and Landesa to enable citizens to obtain land titles via mobile phone in Odisha, India, has been funded through a $1.5 million Google Global Impact Award. Here is an excerpt of the announcement: […] Landesa … Continue reading

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