Monthly Archives: March 2011

1500 Voices

The biggest Voice 11 so far took place yesterday in the chilly surrounds of the O2 and the enthusiasm and openness of the delegates was only slightly marred by the temperature, thanks to copious amounts of free coffee from The … Continue reading

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5 things I’ve learned

At the end of my first week since leaving the civil service, I’ve been reflecting on what I’ve learned in my time in central government. Hopefully without breaching any rules or code of conduct, I think the top 5 things … Continue reading

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DataBridge – bridging the open data gap

Late night posting does nothing for my inability to sleep, but does get through the old To Do list…  Just a quick word on DataBridge – an idea emerging from the beautiful melee of ideas that was CityCamp Brighton. The … Continue reading

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Ideas flow at CityCamp BTN

As the dust settles on CityCamp Brighton, here’s a quick look back on what was a fantastic, stimulating, surprising and fun weekend. Below is my version of events, but see how it unfolded for everyone through the twitter feed at … Continue reading

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Why I’m excited about CityCampBTN

This is a blog I did for CityCamp Brighton, also on the Democratic Society website. I’ve worked in central government for the last 4 years and have been impressed, exhilarated, stimulated, surprised and crushed by the experience in roughly equal … Continue reading

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