I’m trying to understand when and how UPRNs can be a part of open data, whether published by councils or others organisations. I’m writing down what I understand in the hope that others might find this useful or might be …

How and when can UPRNs be a part of open data? Read more »

In a time long past, in a land far away, there was once a great city. It was the greatest city in the land and the vast marketplace at its centre was the busiest, liveliest marketplace in the world. People …

“The scribe and the djinn’s agreement”, an open data parable Read more »

In December my daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. It was a pretty rough time. Symptoms can start and escalate very quickly. Hyperglycaemia and ketoacidosis are no joke. But luckily we have one of the best health services in …

Open data and diabetes Read more »

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 …

Open data mission complete Read more »

This is the fourth and final post in a series (1, 2, 3, 4) of providing background and tutorial material about the British National Bibliography. The tutorials were written as part of some freelance work I did for the British …

Creating an Application Using the British National Bibliography Read more »

This is the third in a series of posts (1, 2, 3, 4) providing background and tutorial material about the British National Bibliography. The tutorials were written as part of some freelance work I did for the British Library at …

Accessing the British National Bibliography Using SPARQL Read more »

This is the second in a series of posts (1, 2, 3, 4) providing background and tutorial material about the British National Bibliography. The tutorials were written as part of some freelance work I did for the British Library at …

Loading the British National Bibliography into an RDF Database Read more »

This is the first of a series of posts (1, 2, 3, 4) providing background and tutorial material about the British National Bibliography. The tutorials were written as part of some freelance work I did for the British Library at …

An Introduction to the British National Bibliography Read more »