This is a slightly edited version of a post originally published on DATA.GOV.UK In my previous post I argued that a combination of ‘chance’ and open data can lead to good stuff happening. I supplied a few examples, and also …

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We know it sounds like click-bait, but this really is amazing! Someone’s built the whole of Ventnor Seafront out of life-sized 1m blocks, in Minecraft.

I fail quite often. I have tons of ideas which seem like they might work and loads flop. Occasionally I do something that fails to fail and those are the ones people notice. I usually have fun and learn some …

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  British Isles Euler diagram [CC0 by TWCarlson, via Wikipedia] I’m posing the question because it looks like a reality we may all be dealing with very soon. My preference would be for Scotland to vote no to leaving the …

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