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Data the OpenCorporates team is scraping…. from the Data team
Peter and Shyam have been working on business licenses and fixing broken company data importers.

5 word update on what mysterious problem solving they are up to…. from the Dev team
Lukas: Working on global search
Peter: Fiddling with data objects
Seb: Fixing lots of little things

Bots submitted & networks mapped by community members…. from Peter Evans & Hera.
We had a great week mapping the corporate network of Donald Trump, transcribing records relating to over 500 companies that he disclosed in the Federal Election Commission filing. 8 volunteers have laboured on it for over 3 weeks and our last data dive went on till midnight!

The next #FlashHacks is…
London, 15th September, 5.00 – 9.30pm >> Join Us!
Berlin, 14th September, Join Us!

Want to host your own #FlashHacks? Get in touch hera@opencorporates.com .

Tweet of the Week

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What else?

It’s almost all food related:

  • Hera made a super hot, chilli filled arrabiata.
  • Peter Evans made Sushi:

peter e sushi

  • Shyam took a stab at Neer Dosa and Seb made vegan meringues again.
  • Lukas went flying!