Tag: Bath Hacked

Visualising data without code

At Bath: Hacked we have lots of data about Bath & North East Somerset. In fact, we have oodles of data; all lovingly gathered, curated & made available on our wonderful Socrata platform for anyone to use. In this post

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Summers of Data: what will you make?

There’s only a week to go until Summers of Data, our first event of 2015. But there’s still time to sign-up. Kindly sponsored by blubolt and Invest Bristol & Bath, we’re getting together next weekend to make interesting and useful

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Summers of Data, 4th July

People! It’s time for our first hack as a fully formed and funded CiC. Summers of Data is a super relaxed 1-day hack on 4th July to celebrate our new Independence. (You saw what we did there.) We have lots

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What is a community interest company, and why have we become one?

On 18th April 2015 Bath: Hacked became a community interest company. In this post I wanted to briefly outline what that means for Bath: Hacked and what we’re hoping to achieve next. We’ve successfully achieved our two initial goals of publishing open

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The “Golden Rules”

We have five golden rules which we think help make Bath:Hacked such a success – here they are! We are working on establishing ourselves as a Social Enterprise. As we’ve been going through this process and over the last 18

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Bath:Hacked Success at the Chairman’s Community Awards

On Thursday 29 January Bath:Hacked was awarded an innovative community award  by the Chairman of the Council and we’re very chuffed. According to the nomination form: To a lot of people “data” means little more than rows and columns of

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Is that a car park in your pocket?

My wife has a high bar for things that can genuinely be called useful. Bath: Hacked has finally managed to impress her. I love open data and bang on a lot about it – it’ll change the world, right? Unfortunately

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Open data mission complete

The first 12 months for Bath: Hacked have been incredible. It’s time to take a little breather. It’s less than a year since I first posted about our little open data group in Bath and I’m proud to say our

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How collaboration made history in Bath

Bath: Hacked has brought the city’s historic maps to life with a combination of pure geekery, hard work and openness. It’s even more remarkable for the fact that nobody worked together. This is a story that deserves to be told

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We made a city data store

Open data only works when it’s accessible, so which data platform do you choose? Having had some success getting our local council to open up some data and help us organise our first event for Bath: Hacked, it quickly became

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