Monthly Archives: May 2011

Source Code

6/10. One of those films that I would probably rate more highly if the reviews hadn’t been so positive. This isn’t bad, and it does a lot with its premise — in no small part due to excellent central performances — but there isn’t a huge amount there.

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Film: The American

8. A striking, spare film that assembles mystery and emotional involvement from the slightest of narratives.

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Travelling: Brasilia, Amsterdam, Budapest then London

I’m travelling quite a bit over these next few weeks: This week, from Tuesday 10th through Saturday 14th I’m in Brasilia to participate in CONSEGI and talk about open data. I’m then in Amsterdam from Sunday 15th through Tuesday 17th to participate in a workshop on Global Interoperability and Linked Data Workshop organized by Maura […]

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Javascript Libraries for Working with Data

Any pointers to existing js utility libraries for working with data (e.g. convert to/from standard services, parse dates etc)?

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Shuttleworth Highlights for April 2011

As part of my Shuttleworth Fellowship I’m preparing monthly highlights of Fellowship-related activity. Talks, Events and Posts Building the (Open) Data Ecosystem Data Hubs, Data Management Systems and CKAN Talk at UKSG Annual Conference on Open Bibliography Talk at REPUBLICA on Open Data Projects Open Government Data: #opendata: New Film about Open Government Data The […]

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Talking at Legal Aspects of Public Sector Information (LAPSI) Conference in Milan

This week on Thursday and Friday I’ll be in Milan to speak at the 1st LAPSI (Legal Aspects of Public Sector Information) Primer & Public Conference. I’m contributing to a “primer” session on The Perspective of Open Data Communities and then giving a conference talk on Collective Costs and Benefits in Opening PSI for Re-use […]

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