Tag Archives: data

Knowledge Hub Data & Apps Workshop

April 29, 2011

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[Cross-posted from Communities and Collaboration Blog] This blog post is to thank all of the participants (presenters and delegates) to the Knowledge Hub Data & Apps workshop that was held in London yesterday (27 April 2011). The workshop was used…

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Data is the new oil

April 26, 2011

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Loved this abstract from a blog by ‘media futurist’ Gerd Leonard: Getting too little or bad data — or not understanding it– will literally mean running out of gas in the middle of the desert. Therefore, the mission is to keep it all fueled up. A…

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Hans Rosling’s 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes

March 25, 2011

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Bringing statistics alive through visualisation. An awesome display using statistics to explore the differences of health and wealth in the world.

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Google bars data from Facebook as rivalry heats up

November 6, 2010

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So, it seems a walled garden is being erected around Google services (it’s always been there for Facebook). I can’t really see this hurting Facebook very much. The loser is (once again) the user who will no longer have the facility to easily join …

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When linked open data isn’t

July 7, 2010

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Chris Taggart (member of the Local Public Data Panel) identifies the first of what is likely to be a growing number of enterprising organisations that will spring up as ‘the saviours’ to local councils struggling to come to terms with the need to …

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