Tag Archives: mapping

General Election

 

Context

The Great British Economy Disaster by John Lanchester in the London Review of Books

 

Visualisation

Election diagram: deficit cuts compared by party  Datablog Information is Beautiful

 

5 Great Mapping Apps to Help You Track the UK General Election Resourceshelf

 

Tools

Vote Match is designed to help you with determining your voting preference for the UK General Election. Votematch

Find out about your MP http://www.theyworkforyou.com/

 

Election day

Tactical voting guide  based on latest Guardian /ICM poll. Find your constituency, work out where your vote can be most effective. Voting guide

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OpenStreetMap

 

Public transport layers on German open street map

Also covers UK, scroll.

 

PDF maps from #OSM: make your own TownGuide

 

Discussion on local data and open database license as used by Mappa-Mercia

 

Open Layers: free maps for the web http://www.openlayers.org/ V 2.9

 

Mapitude Birmingham #OSM workshop.

OpenStreetMap for web developers workshop day May 22nd Birmingham. Details, booking http://mapitude.eventbrite.com/

Tickets sold out 30th April

 

Ordnance Survey open data

OS OpenData products available from 1 April 2010 as an on-line service at www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/opendata inc 1.7m postcodes

 

Ordnance Survey data! On data.gov.uk!

 

Guardian: Ordnance Survey launches free downloadable maps

 

Ordnance Survey Open Data licence no restriction on derived works 🙂

 

Ordnance Survey OS opendata maps: what does it actually include? Datablog

 

OpenStreetMap wiki: OS open data, what next?

 

Cyclestreets blog on Ordnance Survey open data and their move to OS codepoint database

 

#opsi statement on re-use if you add to Ordnance Survey mapping http://www.opsi.gov.uk/about/faqs-psi-regulations#rf

 

October #5

Archive
BFI partners with Blinkbox to broadcast classic British films online New Media Age

JISC Report: Digitisation of special collections: Mapping, assessment, prioritisation

“How are we to know that digitisation is serving the needs of the Higher Education community and is sustainable in the long-term?”
Resource Shelf

Consultations
Digital Engagement is Everyone’s Job Dextrous web
Let’s talk about Government Consultations and Write To Reply. Blog+video Jadu

Google Wave
Google Wave Use Cases: Education RWW
Google Wave and News Jeff Jarvis

Journalism
Are there too many journalism degrees? Discuss. Online Journalism Blog
Homeless but not hopeless: intern for Elle’s advice column gets $150 a month for expenses. Guardian
Court ruling ‘clarifies law on user-generated content’ Hold the Front Page

Local news reporting
Links, post its and tweetdoc for #cabinet discussion on government and #hyperlocal news Talk About Local
Report on the hyperlocal news discussion at Cabinet DCMS meeting
MPs accuse councils of producing ‘propaganda’ newspapers Guardian

Mapping
BBC: Crime, health and environment. Awards offered for map data mash-ups
Ordnance Survey Geovation Awards £10k, £5k competition details

Open Educational Resources
Yale adds ten more open courses via CC BY-NC-SA
JISC Podcast: Open Access – Harvard’s Success Story with Robert Darnton
The value of OERs is the contribution to the Commons. Talis education interview


October #5

Archive
BFI partners with Blinkbox to broadcast classic British films online New Media Age

Consultations
Digital Engagement is Everyone’s Job Dextrous web
Let’s talk about Government Consultations and Write To Reply. Blog+video Jadu

Google Wave
Google Wave Use Cases: Education RWW
Google Wave and News Jeff Jarvis

Journalism
Are there too many journalism degrees? Discuss. Online Journalism Blog
Homeless but not hopeless: intern for Elle’s advice column gets $150 a month for expenses. Guardian
Court ruling ‘clarifies law on user-generated content’ Hold the Front Page

Local news reporting
Links, post its and tweetdoc for #cabinet discussion on government and #hyperlocal news Talk About Local
Report on the hyperlocal news discussion at Cabinet DCMS meeting
MPs accuse councils of producing ‘propaganda’ newspapers Guardian

Mapping
BBC: Crime, health and environment. Awards offered for map data mash-ups
Ordnance Survey Geovation Awards £10k, £5k competition details

Open Educational Resources
Yale adds ten more open courses via CC BY-NC-SA
JISC Podcast: Open Access – Harvard’s Success Story with Robert Darnton
The value of OERs is the contribution to the Commons. Talis education interview