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Hacking on the Record

March 20, 2012 by

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This weekend, the National Archives are doing something particularly amazing by hosting their first ever hackday: Hack on the Record. They are bringing together developers and experts (from the British Museum, British Library and Wikimedia UK) with the well-said intention of: We want to work with developers who share our interests in history, government and […]

GeoVation and Open Cities

February 21, 2012 by

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Last week, Greg Hadfield introduced the Open Data Cities conference, and explained the thinking behind it. Now, I’d like to point out some of the great things happening with geographic data that tie in with the conference’s theme. This Year’s Geovation Challenge from the Ordnance Survey is up and running, and Greg has written about […]

Working With Data: Kasabi Workshop

February 15, 2012 by

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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 […]

Greg Hadfield Introduces Open Data Cities

February 14, 2012 by

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By Greg Hadfield Living in a city in the 21st century is a truly remarkable experience. Without exaggeration, it presents an historic opportunity. Humankind has been on the planet for about 160,000 years; cities have existed for, say, 6,000 years; we have used the internet for barely 50 years. We do indeed live in interesting […]

Monkigras

February 3, 2012 by

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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 […]

Media, Freedom and the Web

November 10, 2011 by

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This last weekend, I found myself wearing a lab coat, meeting people working on some of the most interesting projects on the web, while in the queue to an entirely free espresso bar. And, I kept seeing human-sized foxes walking about and dancing. I was fairly sure I needed to wake up. In fact, I […]

Kasabi at Mozfest

October 27, 2011 by

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On the 4th, 5th and 6th of November, we’ll be joining with the Mozilla community in London for the Mozilla Festival. Hundreds of developers, designers, and “big thinkers” will gather with the simple expectation of changing the world through the web. This year’s theme is Media, Freedom and the Web—how can the web can make […]

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