The latest from the School of Data
May 14, 2013 in Data Blog
In case you missed them, here are the latest updates from around the School of Data.
New Ask and Answer Service
You can now ask and answer data related questions at http://ask.schoolofdata.org/
Here’s a couple of the top questions from the last week – know an answer? This is the fastest way to get your answers. Please chip in!
- Geocoding APIs? Which one to choose?
- What tools can I use for extracting tabular data from PDFs
- Where to get Election Data in the UK?
Special thanks to Rufus Pollock, “PAC” and Michael Bauer who are our top answerers this week.
Keen to write the weekly data roundup for the next couple of weeks? (See an example roundup post: http://bit.ly/18u6eML
Our usual regular contributor, Neil Ashton and his wife are expecting a baby in the next couple of weeks – so he needs a well deserved break.
Congratulations to Neil and his family!
If anyone would be interested in covering the next two weeks – please drop us a line on schoolofdata [at] okfn.org.
Just a quick reminder that there is just one day left to apply for the Workshop and Project coordinator position. Applications close 15th May.
From the blog
Asking questions from Data: Some simple one-liners https://schoolofdata.org/2013/05/13/asking-questions-of-data-some-simple-one-liners/
Is it really worth it? A map of Italian journalists facing threats https://schoolofdata.org/2013/05/10/is-it-really-worth-it-the-map-of-italian-journalists-facing-threats/
Hunting for data – learning how to read and write web addresses: https://schoolofdata.org/2013/05/09/hunting-for-data-learning-how-to-read-and-write-web-addresses-aka-urls/
Unleashing the potential for Urban climate data: https://schoolofdata.org/2013/05/08/unleashing-the-potential-for-urban-climate-data/
Last week’s data roundup – featuring a panda: https://schoolofdata.org/2013/05/08/data-roundup-may-8/
Until next time!
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