A while back, I published an article on the use of open data sets, covering some of the things that were already being done and what may be possible in the near- to mid-term.  After this was published, David Patterson …

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Imagine if you could predict the next major flood, days before it actually happens, even down to the exact location where it’s going to take place. Armed with that sort of knowledge: emergency services could plan ahead, arranging for extra …

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This is a guest post, written by David Patterson of Know Now Information, about the Whether You Do or Weather You Don’t (WUDoWUD) initiative. It was originally published on the Know Now blog. Our WUDoWUD project has seen significant progress …

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David Patterson presenting WUDOWUD at British APCO’s Autumn event “Whether You Do Or Weather You Don’t” (WUDOWUD) is an initiative that came about as a direct result of BlueLightCamp, which was this year held in Hampshire. WUDOWUD seeks to correlate …

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