Category Archives: Open Data

A Blue Light on the horizon

A month or so ago I blogged: Reflections on Events, in which I looked back at some of the events I’ve attended over the last couple of years. I suggested some ‘tweaks’ for organisers, and how physical attendees might help … Continue reading

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The SLA Event (Pt 2): Ordnance Survey Open Data and GeoVation

This is the second half of a post about an event by the Society for Location Analysis a couple of weeks ago. Last week’s post covered the introduction by the SLA Chairman, Peter Sleight, and a talk by Professor Nigel Shadbolt entitled: ‘Open … Continue reading

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Hampshire Hub

Thoughts on what a Hampshire Hub might be: a place where councils and agencies can share data (securely if appropriate) a place to share information, tools, and techniques between partners a place to ask a question signposting to existing data … Continue reading

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SLA Event (Part 1): Open Data: Powering the Information age

This is the first of a two-part post about a Society for Location Analysis (SLA) event last night (21st Feb). It was held in Hampshire County Council’s headquarters in Winchester, but the SLA – and its sponsors CBRE – kindly picked up … Continue reading

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Drumalism – great new app from @SemanticTourist

Steve Peters aka @SemanticTourist describes himself on Twitter as an: “Open Data enthusiast and LinkedData fan; armchair developer…” In a great example of that armchair development – in his spare time over Christmas – he’s put together an excellent app … Continue reading

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