With Scottish Government’s lack of commitment to open data, and a complete misalignment with Civic Society’s wishes, I could not continue to prop up a process that is no longer fit for purpose.
This was a session at SODU2020, the first Scottish Open Data Unconference that took place online 5th and 6th September 2020. The event, as an unconference, was generated by the attendees – with people proposing ideas for sessions which then
A look back at two weeks of Data Fest 19 Fringe events in Aberdeen, and how these fit with the Data Together theme. Plus an inevitable update on my reading (Orwell again).
Weeknotes Week 10. More rail problems, preparing for DataFest19, fixing #AirQuality with @AirAberdeen, reading Orwell, walking and photography.
Laucnhing an air quality sensor, creating slack groups, reviewing open data and reading a crime novel.
I’ve decided to index some of the pieces which I have written on Open Data since 2011. As far as I know these are the ones that haven’t vanished into the ether of the web. This should allow me to
I’m conscious that I shy away from writing about the day job which occupies me three days per week at the moment. I need to reconcile myself to that or speak to head office to see what level of blogging
With our final day upon us, and no tuition sessions to start the day, Friday began with an even greater urgency than previous days. The format was to be straightforward: a sprint of activity to lunchtime, setting up our allocated
Day dawned brightly again on day four of the innovation week. Grabbing a cup of tea and some breakfast, we settled down for the first talk of the day. This was from Neil McGuire, a Glasgow designer and lecturer of
Our third day at the Data Lab Innovation Week, kicked off with a very interesting talk on data ethics from Dr. Alastair Morrison from the University of Glasgow’s School of Computing. We were guided by Snook session leaders in the