If you’re living in the UK, it probably hasn’t escaped your attention that the Prime Minister Theresa May has put the wheels in motion for a UK General Election on June 8th. This means that an estimated 47 million UK

In a blog post that’s posted to data.gov.uk (where much of the UK government’s data is posted for public consumption), Ross Jones has published some incredible insights into why API-first is so important to the agencies ongoing endeavors.

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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Hello. I’m James and I’ve been running a quiet Open Data success story up in Scotland and the North for almost four years now. Open Tech Calendar is a website that lists tech events for the community. It started because …

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We’re pleased to announce the recent launch of Surrey Open Data – a pilot open data site we’ve been working on with Surrey County Council. The first phase of the project addresses the Local Government Transparency Code. We’re now busy …

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Helsinki University Library is making its data available to the general public. “Helsinki University Library’s open data web service api.hulib.helsinki.fi offers the vast majority of the library’s data in easy-to-use JSON format. In addition to library catalog data, the service …

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As part of the Bristol is Open initiative the Council has released an API providing access to all manner of local transport data including… Continue reading on Medium »