Monthly Archives: November 2013

Visualising Data: CartoDB and Map Visualisations

When you think of data visualisations, chances are you either think of giant balls representing quantities, or interactive maps.

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Freedom of Information: Exemptions

Freedom as an Analogue Quality As mentioned in the last post, while the Freedom of Information Act guarantees you can at least request data from bodies spending public money and, in theory, enshrines your right to do so, there are

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Data: Historical Data Releases and Deaths

While we’re talking about the importance of good, clear data, the Wellcome Collection has digitised the records from London’s Medical Officer for Health between 1848 – 1972. While there are a few graphs there, the vast majority of information there


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