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Newest Environment Datasets

Our environment hack day is upon us! While we finalise the last minute preparations, we thought it would be useful to give a quick overview of the new and updated datasets that have been published this week. Geographical Data On Monday we…

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Announcing our new open geographical data collection

We love maps at Bath: Hacked. From our historical maps to our visualisations in CartoDB we often find ourselves working with maps to explore new ways to visualise data about the local area. To make this even easier we’ve created a new open…

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Ideas Night: Transition Bath and School Energy Data

At the ideas session for our environment hackday this week, we were joined by Philip Haile of Transition Bath. Philip shared the results of some recent analysis of local school energy usage data. Here’s a summary of what we learned and some…

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Smart people in a smart city

There have been some big grins in the Bath: Hacked community this week due to a couple of high-profile mentions of the work we’ve been doing. I thought it would be a good opportunity to summarise what we’re trying to achieve both now

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5 days, 3 projects – An amazing week in local Open Data

It’s been an incredible week for open data projects in Bath and North East Somerset. Three amazing pieces of work shipped and we are so excited that we’ve just had to tell everyone about it. In no particular order, this

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Five ways that open data can improve your life (in Bath)

We thought it was high time we put together a list of useful things made by local developers, all of which are powered by open data. Read on to see our short list of free applications. And a call to

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The challenges of live data

We’ve got several live datasets in our data store, including feeds from the air quality sensors, the car park gates, and the availability of bikes on the Next Bike stands around the city. Everyone loves a live, regularly updating dataset.

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Bath Young Rewired State Festival of Code 2015

We’re very pleased to feature this guest post from Danielle Vass, co-founder of Teach Programming another Bath based community interest company. Danielle recently supported a group of young people from the area in creating open data powered hacks for the

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Summers of Data, The Results

On Saturday 4th July a group of 30 local developers came together to attend our fourth hack day. Here’s a quick run down of the projects that people worked on. As we explained to people at the start of the event it

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