Latest crime data shows that the UK is getting significantly more ‘peaceful’. Last month, the Institute for Economics and Peace published the UK Peace Index, revealing UK crime figures have fallen the most of all EU countries in the past …

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This post was created automatically from a feed, and was originally published at: http://digidickinson.net/2015/06/22/hldj-conference-6th-and-7th-november-2015/ This isn’t meant to be a conference about Hyperlocal data journalism (but it could be!) It’s a conference about the way that Hyperlocal AND/OR data AND/OR journalism …

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Update: I’ve decided on dates. 6th and 7th of November 2015 in Preston. If you’re interested you can tell me what you’d like to see through a quick survey.  As part of my current research activity into hyperlocal and open data, …

Hyperlocal. open data. journalism conference: If you’ll come, I’ll build it. Read more »

Simply making data available online isn’t enough – it needs to be created with the end user in mind Mathematician Blaise Pascal famously closed a long letter by apologising that he hadn’t had time to make it shorter. Unfortunately, his …

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