This example shows how easy it is to insert Wikipedia extracts into a Power BI report using the Wikimedia API.
Over 23,000 ships have been wrecked off the coast of Scotland. I was astounded when I discovered that figure as it’s far higher than I would have guessed. I quickly went from being astonished to being quite sombre thinking about how many lives would have been lost at sea. Why am I telling you this? Well …..
#worldbookday2022 Discovered last month that some illustrations for The Frog Prince, a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, are held by Aberdeen Archives, Museums and Galleries (AAGM). I came across the artwork whilst taking part in a wiki editathon. Couldn’t resist giving The Frog Prince it’s own page (page 3) in this very draft report - https://lnkd.in/eRa97d4S
At CTC Hackathon in November 2021 the Waste Wizards team gathered to help plot Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRC) and their facilities on Open Waste Map through updating Open Street Map.
Question: How do we demonstrate the value of open data?
Response: Create some noise!
Description of HTML & CSS image code attributes
You want to insert an image from WikiCommons onto a web page, it’s easy. All you need to do is copy and paste one line of code into the source html file.
It’s easy to plot items onto a map using Power BI. With a few clicks data can be gathered, a map created, and markers plotted onto the map. Simple!
To view a local web page in a browser, select the file from folder in which it is saved and press open
How to set up a new html page
Description of Google map html & css code attributes
How are Scottish companies and organisations using open data? What data originating in Scotland has been made open to the world. Those were the questions posed at 2020 Scottish Open Data Unconference