This week’s links

Flood data 2014 The Shoothill API provides data including a list of flood alerts and warnings, and where they are in force, in a form which is convenient for web developers. River-level data which is updated up to every 15 minutes is available from http://flooddata.alphagov.co.uk. The content of these files is defined in the Hydrometric data feed user […]

Make data make sense

It was pointed out to us last week that for people who want to make data make sense, we’re not making nearly enough noise about the problem and what we want to do about it. In fact we were told we should start a campaign for greater clarity in data. Ok then. You may consider […]

This week’s links

Something to read in the post-lunch slump. You’re welcome. How can geeks reach out to non geeks? – oldie but goodie from A Dragon’s Best Friend, and still relevant now. … and on a similar note … Wrestling data back from the hands of geeks – from the RSA. … and lastly this, because it made […]

This week’s links

A few recent articles and links we liked, to go with your morning coffee: Innovation in Government – Open Data blog from data.gov.uk Living Data – Peterborough DNA project Any Town toolkit – from NHS England Increasing the evidence base – Alliance for Useful Evidence Data bloggers (a call to arms) – by Karen Lopez […]

You all need to get out more

You might say, with the train lines getting washed away in recent storms, that this isn’t the time to be encouraging people to come to Devon. But we’re tough in these parts, and we think you are too, and we say it’ll be worth it. * So cast your eye over our events page and […]