There has been a common theme to much of what I’ve read in catching up since my holiday: DATA. Lots of articles on visualisation, and what else you can do with it once its available. Plus, more news for the people who want to do exciting things with public sector information, announcements from various governments about their plans.
Finally, a colleague in Ausaid alerted me to recent announcements from the Australian government – lots going on there.
And, did I mention lots of articles? A selection follow:
- Blog post from the IKM Emergent team: Linked Open Data Web (or, Not the Semantic Web
- Something from back in April, but cropped up again: the beauty of animated statistics
- BBC feature: Information goes out to play
- And finally – as an example of visualisation, a site that is curiously hypnotic, even if I can’t really think of its use: Visible Tweets