Tag: Manchester

Open Infrastructure Night – Open Data and Open IoT

Monday February 1st, 6.30 – 8.30pm The Manchester Escalator 231 Deansgate Manchester M3 4EN Sign up here If you believe some of the tech press 2016 is the year that the Internet of Things will take over – billions of

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This new tool lets you map Manchester’s new future housing and construction sites

Manchester Mapping Politics No, not this map. Image: Manchester, as it appears on Open Street Map. Everyone loves an interactive map – including, it turns out, the nice people at Manchester’s councils. We’ve written before about Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s

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Air Quality, Housing and Manchester

Posts about Manchester are few are far between on this blog and for good reason – its relationship to tech for transparency in Africa is tangential at best. Yet the annual Open Data Institute (ODI) Summit, which was held last

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A Shed load of ideas – Open Data Camp 2

It’s nearly two weeks since the second UK Open Data Camp – the unconference devoted entirely to open data. The first Open Data Camp was held ‘down South’ in Winchester, and this time headed ‘up North’ to Manchester. The hosts – Digital Innovation (part

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October planning meeting

Tuesday 27th October 6.00pm – 8.00pm Spaceport X 1st Floor 24-26 Lever Street Manchester M1 1DZ This month’s Open Data Manchester will be low-key but high impact. 2016 is nearly upon us and we want to develop our programme for next

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Open Data Innovator Stories

Back in the spring we hosted Local Open Data: Reaping the Benefits – a day devoted to raising awareness of the good stuff going on with open data at a local level. Now, with Open Data Camp coming to Manchester

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Top questions from our Meetups

Over the past week I’ve been lucky enough to meet AppChallenge community members in Manchester and London at our #EULife Meetup series. It was great to meet people who are passionate about open data. I wish we had been able

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Data visualisation series – Getting to grips with data

6.30pm – 8.30pm, Tuesday 29th September 2015 Greenheys Business Centre Manchester Science Park Pencroft Way Manchester M15 6JJ Map here Sign up on Eventbrite here The third outing in our data visualisation series is a more in depth look at the tools

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#EULife App Challenge introduction – Manchester

The challenge asks entrants to use European Quality of Life open data, provided by Eurofound and the UK Data Service, to develop innovative new apps. Registration is free, with more details available here. Image: Summary: The #EULife App Challenge team will visit local developers in

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The rebirth of Britain’s inner cities, mapped

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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