• Air Quality data and telling stories

    One of the key areas of interest for the MediaMill project is the way data can be part of a storytelling process.  So it was interesting to see a piece of ‘data-driven storytelling’ in the Gloucester Citizen.

  • Freedom of Information Review and Open Data

    Earlier this week Lord Burns’ Independent Commission on Freedom of Information legislation released its report. The Freedom of Information Act is something that cuts across  all of the areas we are looking at as part of the MediaMill project. So we gave the report a once over with our open data hat on. 

  • Mapping Manchester crime data

    The team over at the Trafford Innovation Lab have been experimenting with pulling in data from to add to their Ward profiles

  • Are PDF files open data?

    Over the weekend James Arthur Cattell (doer of open data and one of the organisers of@UKGovCamp, @ODCamp) asked for thoughts on PDFs and open data.