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ScraperWiki – Professional Services

How would you go about collecting, structuring and analysing 100,000 reports on Romanian companies? You could use ScraperWiki to write and host you own computer code that carries out the scraping you need, and then use our other self-service tools to clean and analyse the data. But sometimes writing your own code is not a […]

A visit from a minister

You may have heard from twitter that last Wednesday, Nick Hurd, the Cabinet Minister for Civil Society, paid a visit to ScraperWiki HQ. Nick has been looking into government data and transparency as part of his remit, and asked if he could come and have a chat with us in Liverpool. Joined by Sophie and […]

Fine set of graphs at the Office of National Statistics

It’s difficult to keep up. I’ve just noticed a set of interesting interactive graphs over at the Office of National Statistics (UK). If the world is about people, then the most fundamental dataset of all must be: Where are the people? And: What stage of life are they living through? A Population Pyramid is a […]

Solving Healthcare Problems with Open Source Software

This year, EHealth Insider brought a new feature to their annual EHI Live exhibition: a healthcare skunkworks that gave visitors the chance to ask questions about how open source software can be used to solve healthcare problems. ScraperWiki, of course had to be one of the invited guests to exhibit at the skunkworks. So as is our way, we […]

How to get along with an ASP webpage

Fingal County Council of Ireland recently published a number of sets of Open Data, in nice clean CSV, XML and KML formats. Unfortunately, the one set of Open Data that was difficult to obtain, was the list of sets of open data. That’s because the list was separated into four separate pages. The important thing […]

Meet all our users!!!!

As I have been looking for your great guys to highlight your work, passion and scraping oddities, so your time has come to explore the craven habits of the new age data digging programmers! You can now search for people on ScraperWiki!!!! Just use our regular search box. So all you ScraperWikians out there, I […]

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