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'City API' : How do you model a city?

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 4:00 PM

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'City API' : How do you model a city?

What does 'city data' tell us about the people, systems and environment around us? What data sources can be used to model a city?


Guest speaker David King, Software Developer at Oxford University, will talk through a project he is leading to build an API platform for use in application development - both within the University and beyond. What are the benefits of this approach to application development and how can it be used to improve the city?

From a mobile app that provides live transport updates on bus routes and car park spaces, to a searchable book index of university libraries, the 'Oxford API' is a pioneering open-data project. 

Following David's talk, we will be discussing a project to build a city-wide data platform here in Brighton.

Please RSVP to book your place at the event which is being jointly organised with BrightonPy

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  • Big Data Brighton

    Big Data Brighton is a community of data enthusiasts who share an interest in the potential that data has to change the way we live, make smarter decisions and improve the way we run businesses. We organise speaker events, discussions and hackathons around once a quarter that are free for all members to attend. The events are curated around a theme or topic and we welcome suggestions on w...

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