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A reluctant goodbye to Guardian Local

ScraperWiki is sad to hear that Guardian Local is being wound down, just over a year after its public launch. We’ve had the good fortune to work with the talented Guardian Local journalists at three of our Hacks & Hackers events: in Cardiff, Leeds and Glasgow. We would like to say a particular thank you […]

Hacks & Hackers Cardiff: the video

Gavin Owen, a recent postgraduate student at the Skillset Media Academy Wales, has produced this excellent video from the Hacks & Hackers Hack Day in Cardiff last month. Read about the projects here, and watch what the journalists and programmers got up to, below:

New event! Hacks & Hackers Glasgow (#hhhglas)

Calling journalists, bloggers, programmers and designers in Scotland! Scraperwiki is pleased to announce another hacks & hackers hack day: in Glasgow. BBC Scotland is hosting and sponsoring the one day event, with support from BBC College of Journalism. As with our other UK hack days, Guardian Open Platform is providing the prizes. Web developers and […]

Belfast Hacks & Hackers – the video

As we’ve previously reported, the Belfast Hacks and Hackers Hack Day in November was a great success with some brilliant projects emerging, and we’re thrilled to post this video, courtesy of the School of Media, Film and Journalism at the University of Ulster. Enjoy! Hacks and Hackers Hack Day Belfast short film, by Eleaner Mulholland […]

Leeds Hacks and Hackers Hack Day: Planning maps; cutting up Leeds; researching brownfield; and finding the city’s blogging pulse

It was to West Yorkshire for the fifth stop on Scraperwiki’s UK & Ireland Hacks & Hacker tour, at Old Broadcasting House in the excellent city of Leeds. A varied crowd turned out for yesterday’s hack day hosted by nti Leeds, and also sponsored by Guardian Open Platform and Guardian Local and Leeds Trinity Centre […]

Hacks/Hackers London meetup to discuss Iraq War logs

Scraperwiki will be supporting the November Hacks/Hackers London meetup at 7pm on Wednesday 24th November 2010 at The Irish Club, 2-4 Tudor Street, EC4Y 0AA, London. A few tickets are still available, but places are filling fast. Information and booking on meetup.com at this link Schedule 7.00pm: The data journalism behind the Iraq War Logs […]

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