June 2011

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A whole lot of development datasets

Sharing some work in progress; and a small collection of International development datasets What happens when you set two researchers to work looking for openly available datasets with some connection to the very broad field of International Development? Well, for one thing you get a very large spreadsheet of 91 different datasets. Initially I thought […]

The politics of URI choice…

For the Linked Data for Development paper I’m working on (slowly but surely…), I’ve been trying to unpack some of the implications that flow from the choices that linked data publishers make about the identifiers to use in their datasets. Here’s a quick draft of one section I’m considering for the paper on that topic: […]

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