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MoD – 3 weekends to go!

We have a bunch of people working hard to create a MoD entry for this years Machinery of Data competition.

“Machinery of Data” (MoD) is a data driven competition where makers, artists and crafters build machines and art that is driven by, reacts to and is inspired by South Australian open data that is discoverable on Data.SA the South Australian Government data directory.

It is not to late  to register your project!    You still have three weekends to build your creation!

To enter complete the the form available from this link  by 19 October 2015

All entry’s will be submitted to the Machinery of Data exhibition at the


1284 South Road, Clovelly Park (the old Mitsubishi site)

The Machinery of Data Exhibition will run from 10am until 5pm in the special MoD Exhibition space at the Adelaide Mini Maker Faire.

  • a completed Mod entry form must have been received by 19 October to be eligible
  • All entries must be delivered to the site at the nominated time and removed from the site on the day.
  • Makers are required to attend the exhibition and are encouraged to engage with attendees about their idea.
  • Judges will be circulating throughout the day and will use the opportunity to discuss your project with you to inform their judgement.
  • Entry for MoD Exhibitors is free and there is free parking on site.
  • MOD will be in the TAFE building, so participants are advised to park on the Alawoona Ave side of the site.
  • Projects on display will include concepts, works in progress and shiny polished projects.
  • We encourage you to submit your entry even if it is not finished.
  • $1,000 prize winner will be announced at 3.30pm bat the Open Data and MoD speaker session.

Social Active: Unleashed 2013 Premiers Award winner launched

Launched 23 December 2013


This exciting new social web application allows the public to meet up with people in their community and participate in fun activities. Anyone can host an activity for free.  This is a great  tool  you can use to host or find local personal trainers, yoga classes, dance, recreation and other social events. Why not promote your events to encourage attendance to your sporting activity or social event.

Social Active provides you access to details of thousands of sporting clubs, parks and recreation facilities in your local area by using our interactive Google Map locator which shows the icon for each type of activity in their area. This data is sourced from the Government of South Australia Open Data Directory and includes Local Council  and community data.

The concept Social Active was the recipient of the Unleashed  Open Data Competition  Premier’s Award  in 2013.  The award  was offered to  the competition entry  to  support development for commercial  and  community use.

Check it out and get Socially Active at