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Last Friday I went to Liver and Mash, the Liverpool Mashed Libraries event held at Parr Street Studio 2. I'd been asked to speak by Mandy Phillips (formerly of this Parish) about - erm - something! I'll cover the rest of the event in another post but here I'd like to write about the topic … Continue reading data.ac.uk

2010: The Year of Open Data?

I don’t like to predict the future – usually because I’m wrong – but I’m going to put my neck out on one point for the coming year.  2010 will be the year that data becomes important. I’ve long been a believer in opening up sources of data.  As far as possible, we try to … Continue reading 2010: The Year of Open Data?

Mapumental: where can I live?

Channel 4 and mySociety - the non-profit organisation who build cool stuff for the public good - have teamed up to create a new website to help people work out where to live, work or holiday. Mapumental, currently in invite-only beta, takes data about public transport, house prices, senic-icity and combines them with free mapping … Continue reading Mapumental: where can I live?