Open Data Maker Night London No 3 – Tuesday 16th July
The next Open Data Maker Night London will be on Tuesday 16th July 6-9pm (you can drop in any time during the evening). Like the last two it is kindly hosted by the wonderful Centre for Creative... Read More – ‘Open Data Maker Night London No 3 – Tuesday 16th July’.
ElasticSearch is a great open-source search tool that’s built on Lucene (like SOLR) but is natively JSON + RESTful. Its been used quite a bit at the Open Knowledge Foundation over the last few... Read More – ‘Querying ElasticSearch – A Tutorial and Guide’.
This is an update on PublicBodies.org - a Labs project whose aim is to provide a “URL for every part of Government”: http://publicbodies.org/ PublicBodies.org is a database and website of... Read More – ‘Update on PublicBodies.org – a URL for every part of Government’.
I’m playing around with some large(ish) CSV files as part of a OpenSpending related data investigation to look at UK government spending last year – example question: which companies were the top... Read More – ‘Quick and Dirty Analysis on Large CSVs’.