Living in York for the majority of my life you kind of get used to flooding, it happens frequently. With the number of floods increasing and their chances of it being a real nasty one also increasing, it might be …

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Since the release of “The Lean Startup” there’s three letters that have been preached over and over… Minimum Viable Product. The over copied mantra of “what do you need to do to get this thing out of the door?”. And …

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The Story So Far…. You can read part 1 here. A few weeks ago I started on finding out which were the most popular items that a GP practice would prescribe. Once again I turned to Sparkling and Clojure to …

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Moving On From The NI Assembly There was plenty of scope from the NI Assembly blog posts I did last time (you can read part 1 and part 2 for the background). While I received a lot of messages with …

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In the first part of this walk through I showed you how to use the excellent NI Assembly open data platform to find out the frequency of departments members were asking questions to. A picture speaks a thousand words so …

NIAssembly Open Data – Part 2 – Sankey Diagrams #opendata #clojure #spark #sankey Read more »

Data From Stormont The Northern Ireland Assembly has opened up a fair chunk of data as a web service, returning results in either XML or JSON format. And from first plays with it, it’s rather well put together. What I’ve …

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There’s plenty of talk about data, analytics, Big Data, artificial intelligence, deep learning and so on. Nerdy conversations that tend to keep the geeks, the marketing department and the press release writers happy but the rest of the population completely …

Harvesting Data Collaboration in Northern Ireland #data #startups #prediction Read more »