Screenshot of the Solomon storyboard, where users can search for stories to personalise their canvases

Credit: By Alex Liivet on Flickr. Some rights reserved. “I have always been of a mind that data can be very elitist and that you’ve got to be quite technical to understand it,” So Mark Barrett, director at Hebe Works, …

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BLOG WRITTEN BY STEPHEN BLACKBURN, LEEDS DATA MILL, ON 19/10/2015 Edafe Onerhime is a Strategist, Speaker and Consultant.  She has worked with Leeds Data Mill and Leeds City Council on a number of their Innovation Labs and done some great work in ‘making …

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Written by: Liam Bolton, 24/09/2015 Find out more: Product / Website This year ODI Leeds embarked on an ambitious project focusing on road traffic casualties in the city. Using open data from Leeds Data Mill, I began exploring the Road Traffic Accidents …

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BLOG WRITTEN BY LIAM BOLTON, ODI LEEDS ASSOCIATE This year ODI Leeds embarked on an ambitious project focusing on road traffic casualties in the city. Using open data from Leeds Data Mill, I began exploring the Road Traffic Accidents datasets …

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Demographics Britain Liverpool city centre. Image: Open Street Map. In 1999, the Richard Rogers’ landmark Urban Task Force report set the agenda for inner-city densification and brownfield regeneration in the UK. Since then, we’ve seen significant economic and demographic change in the …

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Mention ‘open data’ to most people and, if it means anything at all, surveillance, security, technology, calculators spring to mind. Open data is in fact a massive well of published information that we’re only just starting to explore the possibilities …

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12 August 2015  | I often attend many meetings and the first questions I get asked is what is open data? And what is Leeds Data Mill? Hopefully, this short article will help answer these questions. Open data is the …

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The ViaggiArt project, promoted by the Italian company Altrama, is an open data based web platform and mobile application for cultural tourism. The solution, which is already available in Italy, allows tourists to access reliable open data based information (description, location, …

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Leeds is the city of data and here are the top accounts to follow on social media by popularity, influence and how well they engage and share. Twitter’s top 5 most influential Leeds data accounts (powered by SocialBro): Visualising Data …

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Data is only relevant when it’s used. This is even more true for Open Data, “data that anyone can access, use and share“. Be inspired by these simple ideas and physical objects to make greater use of Open Data. These 19 …

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