Mike Chelen [mikechelen]

Member since 13 March 2014

Software developer and system admin with an interest in open source, open data, and open science. Enjoys data analysis and visualization.


Mike Chelen is a contributor to the following projects.

Data Package Manager

dpm (data package manager) is a library and command-line tool for installing and managing data packages. Inspired by software package management tools like apt for Debian, dpm aims to reduce the friction of sharing and working with data.

Open Knowledge Labs website

The Open Knowledge Labs website (i.e. the site you’re looking at right now) is itself a collaborative project of Open Knowledge. It is built using Jekyll, a static site generator, and hosted on GitHub Pages. You can contribute by addressing some of the items on...


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