November 2012

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Opening the National Pupil Database?

Cross posted from my personal blog. [Summary: some preparatory notes for a response to the National Pupil Database consultation] The Department for Education are currently consulting on changing the regulations that govern who can gain access to the National Pupil Database (NPD). The NPD holds detailed data on every student in England, going back over ten […]

Digital landscapes: effective open data takes more than a single CSV

Digital landscapes: effective open data takes more than a single CSV

Notes from data exploration. I’ve been finding myself tinkering with interesting open datasets quite a lot recently – but often never quite getting to writing anything up before I have to move on to other work. So, rather than loose the learning – I’m going to try and keep notes on this blog of some […]

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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