My ‘new’ boots sprung a leak after only a few months but I had walked 1,363 miles so it’s not surprising they needed a little specialist TLC.
In this post my relationship with Drawnalism moves from ‘having a nice chat’, to us actually working together.
I have always been interested in the flow of information and knowledge. Why do some ideas sit inside a person’s head and go no further, whereas others catch the collective imagination and go on to influence thinking across the world?
Power To Change: empowering people Power to Change is an independent charitable trust that supports and develops community businesses in England. With an endowment of £150 million in 2015 from the Big Lottery Fund, Power to Change helps local people run community businesses. “Our vision is to create better places through community business. We will use…… Continue reading Data for the Community: New research for Power to Change
This post was originally published on the Open Data Camp blog We are delighted to announce that Open Data Camp is returning once again. Open Data Camp 5 will be the weekend of 21/22 October at Queen’s University Belfast, in the Computer Science building We are really grateful to Queen’s University, and the School of…… Continue reading Announcing Open Data Camp 5
In January 2012 I wrote Ten of my favourite reporting and analysis tools for Twitter. Lots of people commented and suggested their own favourites, so a couple of months later I wrote a follow-up, imaginatively entitled Ten (more) of my favourite reporting and analysis tools for Twitter. I re-read both posts a few days ago, and tried out some of…… Continue reading Revisiting ‘free’ Twitter reporting and analysis tools in 2016
This is the third instalment in a series of posts about transport in the future. The previous ones are: What does the future hold? [Transport] Thinking aloud: Back to the Future [of Transport] I have no idea how many I’ll write on this subject – I’m still digesting comments, accumulating links and reading material, so there may be…… Continue reading Pez Machines delivering self-driving cars, and other musings
A few days ago, I blogged: What does the future hold? [Transport], in which I began thinking aloud about what transport might look like in the future. It followed a Twitter conversation with John Murray and Caroline Robinson, and was prompted by Rob Price’s article in Business Insider: Aggressive drivers are going to bully self-driving cars. Damn, forgot Hyperloop… There’s a new development…… Continue reading Thinking aloud: Back to the Future [of Transport]
John Murray shared an interesting article this morning Aggressive drivers are going to bully self-driving cars https://t.co/PQelE0nvAV via @sai — John Murray (@MurrayData) October 23, 2016 The gist of the article is that – whilst autonomous vehicles can be instructed to take obey laws, follow rules, and react to environmental conditions etc – humans could exploit that ‘weakness’…… Continue reading What does the future hold? [Transport]
Last Saturday I left the house in the dark, and caught the first available bus. It had to be something good to get me out of bed that early in the morning at a weekend. It was… Guess where I am today? #TAL16 pic.twitter.com/EZjVgB2DNh — Huw Marshall (@Marshallmedia) October 15, 2016 #TAL16 – the hyperlocal unconference. If you’ve not…… Continue reading Thoughts about Talk About Local #TAL16