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Join us for a Query Barn-Raising

October 10, 2011 by


*Update* Today, we’re  having our first virtual barn-raising event. The goal is to add value to datasets, and today’s task is to contribute useful or interesting queries to as many datasets as possible. There is a new timeline visualisation up on the site, which follows newly-created queries as they’re added. The name of the query-creator […]

Hacking on Culture Data

September 22, 2011 by


Yesterday was spent drinking lots of coffee with a roomful of hackers working on cultural data, and putting together interesting things in the space of a single day. There was a prize in it for teams that built apps using data from Kasabi and were available outside of the room. It’s a good way to […]

Culture Hack Day

September 19, 2011 by


Our second themed hackday is very nearly upon us, and a few spaces have become available. We’ll be meeting up this Wednesday to build on top of cultural datasets in central London. A bunch of datasets that can be hacked upon have been featured here on the blog, and there will be some new sets […]

Open Gov Hackday

July 28, 2011 by


Hackday Roundup Yesterday, around 20 of us gathered in a rather cozy room above Russell Square for our first themed hackday. We were teamed up with BrightLemon, who attended and had a hand in organising and publicising the day. Alongside us were hackers invited to build with Kasabi focused on Open Government data. Thank you […]

Featured Datasets: NHS Organizations and Performance Data

July 26, 2011 by


Tomorrow we’re hosting our first themed hack day on the topic of Open Government Data. For the event I wanted to gather some new datasets that could be used to create some new interesting applications. I decided to focus on the NHS and have just published three new datasets: NHS Organization — a dataset containing the […]

Open Data, Hacking and Events

June 28, 2011 by


Last week, I had the fun of giving a very quick talk and a demo of Kasabi in Nottingham. I was at the Open Source GIS conference, and the track covered open government data. I also had the pleasure of being able to listen to the session ahead of my talk. Dr Mooney and Professor […]

Open Government Hackday

June 22, 2011 by


We’re keen to start showing off Kasabi to as many people as possible. So over the coming months you can expect to see us at a number of events, as well as running some of our own. We’re pleased to announce the first event, which will be a hack day themed around Open Government data. […]


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