Tag Archives: Open Data

UK Launches Open Data Site; Puts Data.gov to Shame

A new website dedicated to making non-personal data held by the U.K. government available for software developers has launched today with the help of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web. Data.gov.uk is being slammed with traffic … Continue reading

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London Mayor announces public ‘datastore’

City Hall to make civic data freely available online to encourage transparency and to open commercial opportunities to software developers The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced a plan to make 200 data sets owned by the Greater London … Continue reading

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When Business Intelligence and Social Networking Unite

By Phil Simon With a new decade upon us, exciting new technologies are both changing the very definition of work and  engendering a wide array of new possibilities. I would put these possibilities into two broad categories: Things not possible … Continue reading

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Local Governments Offer Data to Software Tinkerers

By CLAIRE CAIN MILLER Published: December 6, 2009, The New York Times A big pile of city crime reports is not all that useful. But what if you could combine that data with information on bars, sidewalks and subway stations … Continue reading

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