Postcode Paper: What you can do with the right data.

Originally appeared on Nodalities Blog: http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities Last week, I met up with some folks who are building some amazing things with public data. After seeing their Postcode Paper project, I was left with the lasting impression that given the raw...

Open and Closed Case

Originally appeared on Nodalities Blog: http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities So, we’ve been banging on about opening up access to public data for a while. Talis has put its money where its mouth is and helped to fund the PDDL to give organisations a legal framework...

Trends and Barriers

|This article first appeared in Nodalities Magazine, CC By + SA For anyone following the Nodalities blog, you may have read some of my recent posts discussing the trends boiling up around Web 3.0 (other buzzwords are available). The Mobile Web and upgraded...

Journalism Needs Data in 21st Century

|This first appeared as a guest post on ReadWriteWeb, republished with kind permission Journalism has always been about reporting facts and assertions and making sense of world affairs. No news there. But as we move further into the 21st century, we will have to...

Britain 2.5

Originally appeared on Nodalities Blog: http://blogs.talis.com/nodalities It’s hardly new for this blog or our community to cover issues of open access and making information useful for users. But, what if we were to begin speaking in terms ¬†such as: “A...