At the launch of a new media co-operative in Manchester, by the @email@example.com. Interesting stuff. Got my @firstname.lastname@example.org hat on* so if you're here, and want to talk about how #opendata and fair use of data can lead to a more equitable society, hit me up!
*I'm not wearing a hat.
Remember when I scraped & published metrolink fares data because @OfficialTfGM@twitter.com wouldn't release it? Then we at @email@example.com decided to withdraw it because though we felt it was in public good, it was technically not legal? Well now they've published it! https://data.gov.uk/dataset/b087c8be-5a01-4deb-8280-9627b42b055f/manchester-metrolink-fares-tables
Just enabled #beastmode while playing the chrome dinosaur game and absolutely SMASHED my previous high score.
A few @TraffordLabour@twitter.com councillors, inc @AmyMWhyte@twitter.com, have been doing the ration challenge - only eating food that's given to Syrian refugees in Jordan. Day 6 of 7, and it's been tremendously hard. If you have any spare cash for a good cause, here's the link! https://my.rationchallenge.org.uk/amywhyte
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