Browsing Archives of Author »Zach Beauvais«

Working With Data: Kasabi Workshop

02/15/2012

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We’re putting on a one-day Workshop in London (Venue TBC) on 21st March to help get you working with data. Anyone interested in working with data or Kasabi is welcome to join us, and we will be hacking and coding throughout the day, so bringing your laptop/devices will be helpful. You can register on the […]

Improving Data: Food

02/10/2012

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The Data Team have been cooking up a set of data over the past few weeks (they asked me to say that :)) all about food, which is now available. They’re working on a dataset reflecting the world of recipes from the ingredients and tools needed through to cooking techniques. This will allow people who […]

Win a StrataConf Ticket: Update

02/10/2012

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##Update: A winner will need to be chosen earlier than announced before, so that the conference organisers know who’s coming, so the winner will be notified on 20th February. Team Kasabi has found itself holding a spare ticket to O’Reilly’s Strata Conference in Santa Clara, California. Strata Conference is the leading event for the people […]

House-hunting with data

02/07/2012

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I’ve been a follower of Anna Powell-Smith on twitter for a while now (mainly because of her work on the Open Domesday Project), but I somehow missed her fantastic life-hack linking house prices with distance from London. On one hand, it shows what coders do to solve real-life problems with multiple sources of data and […]

Improving Data: World Air Travel

02/06/2012

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I recently introduced the Air Travel project on the blog, and am now able to show you the first public version of World Air Travel. This dataset combines information from several sources of data, and the Data Team has created stand-alone sets around specific topics which are also available as Airports and Airlines. We created […]

Monkigras

02/03/2012

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Monkigras gathered developers in the chairs, on the stage, along the streams of comments for two days and did not struggle to keep the attention of a highly engaged audience. Mixing in free and endless espresso with many varieties of beer were unnecessary in the light of interesting speakers and the vitality of the crew […]

Real-Time Data from Amsterdam’s Fire Service

01/31/2012

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Bart van Leeuwen has been well-known in the world of Linked Data for the past few years, sometimes called “the Semantic Fireman.” His story is easier to remember than many other ambitious discussions of using data to improve effeciencies, I am guessing because of the way it can begin: It is your job to guide […]

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