Five Stars for Data

February 28, 2012
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Here on the blog, we’ve featured a series of datasets which might be interesting to you, such as the British Library’s British National Bibliography. We’ve also visited the work of our Data Team in finding and improving published data and making them available through Kasabi. One thing I haven’t talked about here is some of […]

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GeoVation and Open Cities

February 21, 2012
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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 […]

Posted in: Conferences, Events, Funding

Working with Kasabi API Keys

February 20, 2012
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You signed up for a Kasabi account and have started developing a client side application (e.g. a javascript and HTML based webapp), but you have just realised that for every API call you make, you are going to have to give your api key. You have also realised that you will need to make this […]

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Making Apps

February 20, 2012
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Over the past few months, we’ve been exploring the world of data-driven applications, from Facebook to mobile services. Following on from our Christmas hacking, we’ve also been working with several developers to help them turn their ideas into applications. Helping developers do great things with data is part of our vision, and we’ve offered financial […]

Posted in: Datasets, Funding, Ideas

Working With Data: Kasabi Workshop

February 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 […]

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Greg Hadfield Introduces Open Data Cities

February 14, 2012
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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 […]

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Improving Data: Food

February 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 […]

Posted in: Datasets
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