Tag Archives: open data

A reply from the UK government to my request for road gritting open data

Andy Mabbett is not happy with the government’s delayed and inadequate response to his request for open data on gritting routes. Continue reading

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For I’m a Jolly Good Fellow (of the RSA)

Andy Mabbett has accepted the nomination to become a Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce. Continue reading

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How should a hackday be run?

Andy Mabbett is soliciting advice on running a hackday Continue reading

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Politician pin ups – open-licensed pictures, please

Andy Mabbett calls on public bodies to provide open-licensed pictures of politicians and senior officers. Continue reading

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Bullet points from UK Govcamp 2012

Twenty of Andy Mabbett’s thoughts after UKGovCamp 2012. Continue reading

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Open-licensing your images. What it means and how to do it.

Andy Mabbett gives an introduction to the concept of open-licensing images, and explains how you can contribute to the community by open-licensing yours. Continue reading

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Making a Difference to My Career

Andy Mabbett has gone freelance; his first job is with the Making A Difference with Data project, blogging about open data in the roads and transport sector. Continue reading

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Everything at your postcode – proposal for a new website

A proposal for a new website, providing links to information about any given UK postcode. Continue reading

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Open local public spending data – a potential hitch

Open local public spending data headlines need careful interpretation Continue reading

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