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Join us for a Query Barn-Raising

October 10, 2011 by

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*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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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