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My NHSParticularly if you are on a repeat prescription or long term medication, type your postcode into medical map to find local pharmacist and book GP appointments online, see your prescriptions and look at previous prescriptions and a drugs database shows you your medical history - runs on a website and a ipad app.
UniMatchThis solves some of the problems with UCAS, shows all the university courses in the country ranked by the complete university guide and sidebar lets you change the grade, fee and location. UnsearchableBirmingham
UrbaniThis group showed a pedestrian heat map of London, especially used in Olympics or any large event. Collects mobile phone geo information if pedestrians allow it and the software will collate it and map it. Guilford
MyCouncilThis group showing better ways to interact with your council, one is a mobile number you can text with a question. There is also a website that shows a notice board with questions and answers to the council.Brighton
Food for thoughtA web app is HTML food hygiene rating from looking at food standards agency for any establishment. It isn't public data - it was incomplete and some errors. Enter postcode and get to map showing food places Cardiff
GeoBusBristol determines location using html5 geo location and determines your location and gives live buses NaPTAN database of buses. Gives the closed bus to where you are, in UK. <a href="http://www.dft.gov.uk/naptan/">naptan database of buses</a><a href=”http://bus.entirely.pro/”>GeoBus</a>
Solar panel projectUsing DECC data all solar panels are registered in the feed in tariff database - was available on a website that worked in IE6, plotted on a google map. <a href=”https://www.renewablesandchp.ofgem.gov.uk/Default.aspx”>Ofsted FIT uptake</a>
Infinity and BeyondSuper-fast broadband mapped
All participants under the age of ten, they made a space data game which shows the counties of England as planets and as the spaceship, as you pass the counties you can find out some facts about them and occasionally destroy them. Ipswich<a href=”http://youtu.be/8v_hxyGUKQY”>Video of game produced</a>
UrbaniThis group showed a pedestrian heat map of London, especially used in Olympics or any large event. Collects mobile phone geo information if pedestrians allow it and the software will collate it and map it.Guilford
SnackonomicsAn aid to understanding economics, take really big numbers such as UK debt and allows you a see that in the value of a jammy dodger or a coffee.
Wealth and educationMap of the multiple deprivation indicators for each region and school Ofsted reports to see if there is a correlation of poor schools and poor areas.<a href=”http://www.imd.communities.gov.uk/”>Multiple deprivation index</a>
MoodmapMaps tweets analysed for their mood and mapped with multiple deprivation. <a href=”http://www.imd.communities.gov.uk/”>Multiple deprivation index</a>
UK BroadbandUses base layers, shows YRS sites and shows boradband speed and used scraper wiki to get data from twitter.Norwich
UK BroadbandA scale model of UK in Minecraft poles show how good the broadband is, using pixel map UK. Norwich<a href="http://www.pixelmapuk.co.uk/Britain/">pixel map UK</a>.
Who do they know?Connecting the links between government and the media. News International inspired. Shows to wordles and press contacts and government ministers. The largest names on the display have the most connections. Clicking on the name gives all the meetings they have had. <a href=”http://whodotheyknow.heroku.com/”>What do they know?</a>
HotlydayAll info about a holiday destination from Foreign Office Website and smart phone, and weather data comes from weather underground. <a href="http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/travel-advice-by-country/">forgein office website</a>, <a href="http://www.wunderground.com/">weather underground</a>.
Wouldn't it be great ifAllows ideas to be collated all over the world, ideas are pulled from twitter from a hash tag and ideas can be 'bumped or sunk' - moderated by the users. The more you use the site the more you can do with the ideas, creating and promoting an idea and deletion of ideas. Twitter api was used to filter bad words. Similar to ideas watch. <a href=”http://twitter.com/#!/search/%20%23ideas”>#ideas on Twitter</a>
BeachwallThe aim was to collate data to help choose a beach including how full a beach is. Using magic seaweed and marine conservation society's good beach guide, but also ranked on how busy they are by scraping Tweeter. Cornwall<a href="http://www.mcsuk.org/">marine conservation society's</a> <a href="http://www.goodbeachguide.co.uk/">good beach guide</a> and <a href=”http://magicseaweed.com/”>Magic SeaWeed</a>
FluxComputer game that uses open government data APIs to give more random results. The game uses UK regions and they used criminal statistics to show what the area in the game and also weather data.
Mapping schools and votingMaps these to see is there a correlation between good schools and more voting.
Energy AppAfter entering postcode the app gives advice for calculating energy efficiency and tips.
MP Quiztakes data from they work for you to quiz you on how much you know about your MP.<a href=”http://www.theyworkforyou.com/”>They Work For You</a>
1000 songs to hear before you dieTakes the Guardian datablog post and shows the songs in an iphone app<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/datablog/2009/mar/20/1/">Datablog post 1000 songs to hear before you die</a>
book scanningGoogle books API used to make comments on books, scan qr code of book and the app sents.
open librarythe front end to search for books using data, queried by title and shows all the book covers. Recommend books and share books with each other.
Recipesuses guardian recipes api and has a built in stop watch for iphone. <a href=”http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/recipe-search/search”>Guardian recipes</a>
Manchester Routefinderif you type in your start point and destination will give you best bus route.
TrainTrackerPunctuality figures of trains are getting better according to official figures but there are a number of uncertainties about the measures of punctuality, built an iphone app to show the arrival of a train and get more accurate picture of train punctuality.
match my mood a search engine matches your mood to books, movies, food using data from the Guardian. <a href=”http://www.imdb.com/”>IMBD</a>
2012 BookA guide to the Olympics showing stats of previous athletes database Guardian London<a href="http://www.databaseolympics.com/">database</a>
LifestyleA windows phone app that takes a postcode and shows you a map with information about crime in your area: the aim was to source crime from a number of sources.Guardian London
Young Rewired State 2011