April 2015

  • MediaMill Gazette 4:

    [aesop_content color=”#333333″ background=”transparent” columns=”1″ position=”none” imgrepeat=”no-repeat” floaterposition=”center” floaterdirection=”up”] Defra, pizza, musical GDP and David Icke. It’s your weekly tales of the unexpected Media Mill. [/aesop_content]

  • MediaMill Gazette 3: Launches, events, open data and the lyrics of Queen.

    ** York Data Launch I think pretty much everyone who gets this was at the event but for those of you who weren’t, it’s worth a mention. YorkOpenData (http://www.yorkopendata.org/) is up and running. It was nice to catch up with everyone and see some of the people Ian finds himself dealing with day-to-day. ** #Locadata15 […]

  • Open data overload:yorkopendata and #localdata15

    [aesop_content color=”#333333″ background=”transparent” columns=”1″ position=”none” imgrepeat=”no-repeat” floaterposition=”center” floaterdirection=”up”]For the last week it’s feels like my life has been all about opendata. My immersion into the world of open data that started last Friday with my trip up to Leeds for the DataDive, continued with two events driven by open data. [/aesop_content]

  • Reflecting on the Leeds #Datadive

    [aesop_content color=”#333333″ background=”transparent” columns=”1″ position=”none” imgrepeat=”no-repeat” floaterposition=”center” floaterdirection=”up”] Last Friday night,  I found myself in a sun filled loft workshop in Leeds. All the people in the room seemed to be in one corner, but that’s where the (free) bar was.  Tables are set out in rows. Solid wood and rubber topped refugees from the re-fit of […]

  • MediaMill Gazette: Health, LocalTV, inequality and a visualizing skateboards! Just in time for lunch.

    ** MEDIA MILL GAZETTE: TWO ———————————————————— ** Health and open data: A quick case study ———————————————————— Some good coverage, online and in traditional media (the youtube video opposite), for a map of GP surgeries under pressure in Hampshire (http://gpmap.ubiapps.com/) , offers a good in point to a nice case study on local data use. A […]

  • MediaMill Gazette: A small roundup of open data interestingness

      ** Video: Open Data in the UK (http://www.nextgov.com/big-data/2015/03/video-open-data-uk/107007/) ———————————————————— “One of our key outcomes we’re trying to achieve is growth of jobs and growth of entrepreneurship in West Sussex,” Mowbray said. “And I think open data is a really positive way of bringing businesses in to help with that and to help them to […]