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Discussion at OpenDataEDB

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Scotland’s Open Data

I recently spent a couple of hours throwing together a list of resources about open data for an informal tutorial targeted at undergraduate students involved in the Smart Data Hack. Part of my input was a list of Scottish public data and vocabularies compiled in 2010 by Peter Winstanley. Since then, I’ve been wondering about more »

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Open Government Data

March 2014 meet-up at Napier University

March’s Edinburgh Open Data meet-up returned to Edinburgh Napier University’s Merchiston campus, kindly hosted by Peter Cruickshank of the Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation. The evening featured the usual eclectic showcase of interesting open data projects, and livestream recordings of the meet-up are available here: Part 1: National Records of Scotland, Sally Kerr, Tim more »

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Events

Our week of (mostly) open data

Smart Data Hack In the week running up to International Open Data Day, we held the second incarnation of the Smart Data Hack at Edinburgh’s School of Informatics. It is, in essence, a 5-day hackathon for students, focussing on datasets that are locally relevant. The luxury of devoting a whole week to the event was more »

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January 2014 meet-up at the National Library of Scotland

Many thanks for Nicola Osborne for taking copious notes that formed the basis of this post. Recordings of the meet-up are available: Part 1 (Gill, Stevie, Grainne, Graeme) Part 2 (Sara, Tabitha, News) January’s Open Data meetup was hosted once again in the fantastic National Library of Scotland, which is beginning to establish itself as more »

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Open Data