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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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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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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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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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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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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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 …

How collaboration made history in Bath Read more »

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 …

We made a city data store Read more »