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, or at least the ones which are still available. This should allow me to find, and refer to, pieces more easily when I
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
The art of scraping websites is one beset by difficulties, as I was reminded this week when re-testing a scraper that I built recently. Railway performance As part of my participation in 100 Days of Code I’ve been working
Have you seen Democratic Dashboard? You really should take a look. This site, set up by the Democratic Audit based in the LSE, has one simple aim: ” … to promote engagement in the electoral process by making an array