Future everything has started in Manchester. There is a large interest in open datahttp://futureeverything.org/art/data-dimension/
I woke up during last night to hear Click on the World Service. I did go back to sleep but not before hearing a claim that there is no data divide in the UK because for example there is bandwidth in Wray.
Compare and contrast if Wray was in East Devon. The recipe exchange starts this coming weekend as in something at Spacex but what it is still a bit of a mystery.