Tag: Leigh Dodds

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

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

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Data and information in the city

For a while now I’ve been in the habit of looking for data as I travel to work or around Bath. You can’t really work with data and information systems for any length of time without becoming a little bit

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

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

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Open data and diabetes

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

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Open data mission complete

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

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Creating an Application Using the British National Bibliography

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

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Accessing the British National Bibliography Using SPARQL

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

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Loading the British National Bibliography into an RDF Database

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

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An Introduction to the British National Bibliography

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

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The multiverse in which we play

If the Many Worlds hypothesis is true then we are living in a multiverse of parallel realities and alternate histories. Everything that could have happened did happen. At least somewhere. There are different views of how these parallel universes might

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