Tag: PDF

#Opendata and why PDF’s are useful.

Over the weekend James Arthur Cattell (doer of open data andOrganiser of@UKGovCamp, @ODCamp) posed a question: Continue reading on Medium »

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On Aristotle, Rugby and Open Data

Last weekend I was in a pub in Cambridge, watching England-Ireland with a friend, when two interesting conversations happened. Continue reading on Medium »

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Scraping Data From A Reluctant PDF

PDFs and civic hackers are not good friends. The post “My First Hackathon: Learning to Extract” explains the civic hackers’ animosity toward PDFs (portable document format computer files) this way: “Over the weekend of January 16-18 [2014] the Sunlight Foundation

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Ward Profiles Update

On another front, we have just uploaded to York Open Data updated York Ward Profiles for Q1 2015-2016 data, reflecting latest information on this matter – up to June 2015, on the 21 Electoral Wards in York using the post

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Crafting A Perfect FOI Request

One of the sessions I lead at Open Data Camp was “Open Data Horror Stories” – we talked about some of the disasters we’ve had when requesting or using Open Data. This lead on to a session ran by Gaia

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