May 2011

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Mapping open development data – a draft method & micro-study

As part of the Linked Open Data for Development working paper I’m working on for IKM I’m hoping to include a small mapping study sampling some of the open data datasets, and linked datasets that might be relevant for actors in the development sector. The plan is to look at two collections of data: global […]

New Project: The Social Life of Data

This is a quick placeholder post about a project I’ve been sketching ideas around for a while, but which is finally getting started in earnest. The Social Life of Data is an IKM Emergent supported pilot exploring ways to capture and display information about: How particular open datasets have been used; Who is involved in […]

What’s in the Linked Open Data Stack?

Jump to the latest version of diagram Update 15.00 2nd May: Based on feedback I’m veering away from seeing this as a ‘stack’ distinct from the semantic web stack, towards trying to highlight specific ‘pieces of the linked data puzzle’ in the revised diagram towards the bottom of this post. Earlier section left intact for […]

Open Data in Developing Countries


The focus of my work is currently on the Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries (ODDC) project with the Web Foundation.

MSc – Open Data & Democracy

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