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).
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
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
Day 1 On a sunny but cool Saturday in February, almost thirty people from as far afield as Edinburgh converged on the Meston Building at Aberdeen University to collaborate on some as-yet-undefined hacks of public services. They came from local
I’ve written here before about using Scraperwiki to scrape content from websites which haven’t implemented OpenData. I have even used Scraper Wiki to scrape our own website to get badly-formed content out in a structured way for a hack. Now,