Category: Research

Cambridgeshire Insight: spreading the net for open data

Feature: One of the Government’s ‘champion’ projects is now providing the scope for the proactive use of data from a range of local sources

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Digital Science’s GRID Now Available As Linked Open Data

GRID’s extensive database of over 63,000 organisations associated with research is now available as Open Linked Data 15th August, 10:40am UK time   We are pleased to announce that Digital Science’s Global Research Identifier Database (GRID) is now available as

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Sustainable Business Models for Public Sector Open Data Providers

Originally published at: http://www.jedem.org/index.php/jedem/article/view/390 Frederika Welle Donker, Bastiaan van Loenen Abstract: Since 2009, Open Government Data initiatives have been launched worldwide and the concept of open data is gaining momentum. Open data are often associated with realizing ambitions, such as a

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“Open data sites like nightmarish supermarkets”

Most of the open data sites that governments have created during the last decade still deliver data as sets of links to tables, or links to other sites that are also hard to comprehend. In the best cases, data is

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Improving local highways with open data

Are you already, or keen to improve local highways using open data? Are you developing apps / solutions, but not sure how to pitch them? At Open Data Camp Bristol 2016, there’s an ideal opportunity to put your their skills

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Open Data Science: Bringing “Magic”

Open Data Science: Bringing “Magic” Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke once wrote, “any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” We’re nearer than ever to that incomprehensible, magical future. Our gadgets understand our speech, driverless cars have made their

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Open data not enough to ensure evidence-based policy, says new research

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Using data visualisation tools to provide local context for decision making and meet open data aspirations

The Cambridgeshire Research Group has created several interactive atlases combining local and national open data with a range of InstantAtlas data visualisation analysis tools. It has been working to establish a local data portal called Cambridgeshire Insight Open Data as

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Twitter and Paris’ Plume Labs launch pigeons with air pollution sensors over skies of London

Perhaps it was only a matter of time before Twitter actually started working with real, live birds. The company with a bird logo and that gave us the “tweet” has partnered with Plume Labs of Paris and DigitasLBi to launch a

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Why data is a feminist issue

5 March was International Open Data Day. 6 March was Mother’s Day in the UK and Ireland. Today, 8 March,… Read more »

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