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API that matches food names to categories

I am using an API that provides a load of nutritional information for food, for example calories, protein, etc. However what it does not provide is any sort of categorization of that food. Can anyone ...
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Retrieve US Census Data in Excel format

I am hoping you could help me find some information. I am trying to pull census data such as (age median, race, sex, weather) however I want it in a excel spreadsheet type format. I am unsure if API ...
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US Residential Mailing Addresses Databases

What I'm looking for I can almost guarantee I won't find openly available anywhere but I'll try anyway. Simply, I'm looking for a list of residential addresses of a given county or city/municipality ...
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data.gov CKAN API ignores row parameter, returns duplicate results for different search terms

Using the data.gov CKAN api, this search via the web GUI returns 566 results: children However, post requests via the CKAN API returns 10 results despite the row parameter being set and, ...
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User profiles from professional social network

I'm doing a project in which I need data about users in a professional social network. I need information related to the experience, education or skills of the users. So far I've tried LinkedIn but ...
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Publishing Weather Data under Creative Commons / Peer Production License

I am from a volunteer at FSHM (Free Software Hardware Movement, Puducherry, India). As a part of our community project, we have been working on building a weather station using Freedom Hardware. We ...
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Any APIs available that provide data of Indian vehicles?

I was looking for APIs that provide current latest data of vehicles (2-wheelers/4-wheelers) in India. I found quite a few but none had data of Indian vehicles. I looked at this question which is ...
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Is there a openFDA Data Pipeline version supported for Windows?

Everything in the openFDA data pipeline API seems Linux-centric, including several dependencies; dependencies require me to compile the source because packages only exist for Linux (like leveldb). I ...
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Can I get 1000 images from any image search engine for education/research purpose?

I'm researching on machine learning system that learns to recognize items based on image search results from search engine. After I searched around I found that Google and Bing Image Search api allow ...
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Free public real time social data APIs

Similar question might have been asked before, but APIs are in constant flux and my question is quite specific. At this point, are there any other free public real time social data APIs similar to ...
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Current biohazard/disease outbreak dataset

I am looking for api or dataset that shows current disease outbreaks and/or biohazards around the world. I have not been able to locate this yet.
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Can I take “open data” from a website like Quandl, modify it, and then resell it to clients?

I am just wondering if open data have any limitations I may be missing. Can I for example get data through the Quandl API, do some calculations using the data, and resell the data? Is this legal? ...
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Get all the data from category or subcategory from Collegescorecard API

I started playing with the API at https://api.data.gov/ed/collegescorecard/v1/schools Querying a school by id https://api.data.gov/ed/collegescorecard/v1/schools?id=238476&api_key=*** returns ...
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Fitness Exercise Database / API

Im looking for a online database / API where i can pull information about some fitness exercises with basic information like difficulty, name, how to do it, etc. I hope you get my point. I saw one ...
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What real-time Open Data do you want to use?

I work for OpenSensors.io, we are an Internet of Things company working on making real-time data more accessible, easy to use. We've built a real-time Open Data exchange through which you can publish ...
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tweets geocoded via htttp or hashtag R

I am trying to geocoded tweets using the function SearchTwitter in the package TwitteR in R 3.0.1. The problem is that using coordinates the results is very bad and I am able to get only a small ...
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Display only reactions where drugcharacterization=1 (drug was suspect drug)

I'm trying to get the number of reactions for a certain drug, but only where the drug was classified as suspect drug (drugcharacterization=1). I tried: ...
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Does the openFDA drug adverse events dataset (or any other dataset) have a geographic dimension?

I want to produce visualizations of PRR and ROR of drug adverse events using openFDA data using d3 and shiny. I want to build interactive map view (map of the US with PRR values by state, for ...
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API for crowd sourced gas prices

Does anyone have a source for current daily gas prices at any given pump? IE the Kirkland Costco is selling regular unleaded for 2.89 on 10/15/2015. The data I am looking for is at gasbuddy.com but ...
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geolocalization of tweets

Do you know a technique to find spatial indicators using the package TwitteR in R? For instance if I have to find the word "dog" using the package twitteR, but I miss the coordinates, there is the ...
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Invalid API Key - Accessing OSHA data

I am trying got download OSHA data via API. I have registered my email and got key. When i sent request its throwing invalid API KEY. https://data.dol.gov/get/accident?KEY=REMOVED What should we ...
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Inconsistent fields

This question is related to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/32363315/gson-fields-that-sometimes-are-strings-and-others-arrays I'm parsing json with Gson but I'm struggling with the data I'm ...
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Get season statistics for NFL players

So as the title suggests I'm trying to retrieve NFL stats for players. I've found that Wikipedia has a quite extensive statistics panel for a lot of players (i.e Tom Brady ...
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Is there an API for searching the US Copyright database?

I was pointed to this StackExchange from Twitter -- I'm wondering if there's any kind of stable/published API for accessing the Copyright data exposed over here. As it is, it's not incredibly ...
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Filtering and Searching Data Using Department of Labor Quarry API (v2)

I am attempting to query the OSHA Inspection data from the DOL Quarry API as shown at http://developer.dol.gov/health-and-safety/dol-osha-enforcement/#osha_inspection. I have found API documentation ...
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Open database for JEL code crawling (using article names)

I'm currently working on a project to create a database (for analysis later on) of 100 journals, and all the articles for these journals between 1969 and 2014. This of course results in over half a ...
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How do I query for a field with a single quote or apostrophe? e.g. “CROHN'S DISEASE”

I want to list all drugs that have "CROHN'S DISEASE" or "CROHN^S DISEASE" as drugindication: ...
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Location accuracy with 3taps API

I'm using the 3taps API and there's a field it returns called "accuracy", which the documentation describes: An integer indicating the accuracy of the supplied lat/long value. But I can't seem ...
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Return an Enforcement record for search=recall_number

Whenever I attempt to query the API with a specific recall_number, I receive the API error message. Is there another method for retrieving an individual record that I am overlooking in the docs? ...
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Can Linked Data URIs be parameters?

I'm still looking into Linked Data and what it takes to get up to the fourth and fifth star of Tim Berners-Lee's 5-Star classsification. We are to use URIs to denote things. I'm wondering if URIs can ...
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OpenFDA API: Including the skip parameter limit

I was working with the API and trying to paginate the results and I ran into an error which says 'Skip value must 5000 or less'. It would be nice if you guys could add this to your documentation ...
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Data Sharing by Other Orgs/Businesses

I work for a nonprofit organization and we are establishing a policy platform that will house research and policy reports, data, articles, etc. What government data can we include on our platform ...
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Linking Outpan's PHP API with Android [closed]

I have successfully integrated Zxing's Bar-code Scanning Library with my android app. So, now I am able to get bar-code data of any product. Now, the problem that has arised is I need to link ...
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How to Set a Range of Data in request URL from DOL API Returning Unemployment Insurance Claims?

I tried a request, http://api.dol.gov//V1/Statistics/OUI_InitialClaims/unemploymentInsuranceInitialClaims?KEY=mykey , but it returns old data. How can I set range of data in request url?
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How to get the name of a Wikidata item

Let's say I have a Wikidata item QID Q19675, and want to get the name of that item in Spanish. While getting a property like P281 postal code is easy, how to get the name, which for some reason is ...
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DailyMed RESTful API

I am trying to access the INDICATIONS, CONTRAINDICATIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, and WARNINGS field using the dailymed API. http://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/services/ However, I cannot seem to find ...
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World Bank via Pandas - looking up country regions

I am getting country data from World Bank via Pandas Remote Data API. Is there a way to get metadata for each country? In particular: Is it a country, or a region/group (e.g. Arab World or Upper ...
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OpenFDA Data: Labels with Boxed Warnings

I'd like to integrate boxed warning information from SPL with the Pillbox Engine so Pillbox users and developers can 1) know when a product has a boxed warning and 2) have access to the boxed warning ...
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Dataset of major newspapers content

I'm looking for the materials of major newspapers, such as The New York Times, Washington Post, and The Economist. A random sample of their articles or headlines would suffice, but each newspaper has ...
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Is there any way to get a package's resource's field names/datatypes with downloading the entire resource?

The CKAN <site>/api/3/action/package_show API provides a lot of metadata, but for tabular (row-column) resources I don't see any way to get the field names and datatypes other than by reading ...
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Any uses of Hydra Core Vocabulary?

JSON-LD starts having a fairly large number of users. Hydra is a lightweight vocabulary to create hypermedia-driven Web APIs. Are there any significant sites or project that use Hydra with JSON-LD?
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I am using open FDA for the first time, How can I get API key? [closed]

We are using Composite data virtualisation tool. How can openFDA help us? How can I get API key?
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federal guidelines for reporting expenses and donations

I'm running for city council in a small town on the platform of transparency... really like 18f api standards, looking to find a schema to describe expenses and donations for the campaign - ie some ...
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API for datapackages?

Is there an API solution for datapackages which can be self-hosted? (Ideally something more lightweight than CKAN that can run on Heroku or similar.) Overall I am looking for a solution which allows ...
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Getting more than 100 records from OpenFDA in MS Excel [duplicate]

I have a query that appears to identify 975 items per the meta information. I used the limit (100) & skip (25) parameters to get the result. However, if I try to use that same query in Excel ...
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Data.gov: Is the API Version 3 down completely?

We've been getting errors from data.gov that multiple API calls are down, anyone know what the ETA is for getting it back up?
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Does data stored in Mendeley qualify as open data?

I am curious as to what makes a database open. Specifically, on another SE site I have been in discussions with a developer at Mendeley (a reference manager and social network) about whether it ...
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How to download all datasets from a CKAN instance using the API?

I've already tried ckanapi's dump datasets but it seems it only downloads the metadata. Is there a command that downloads the datasets referenced in the download_url field? I can script a download ...
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How can I get accurate data re Adverse Events?

I am researching hormonal birth control and finding different results depending on how the order of the drug is listed. Also, if a space is used between Ethinyl Estradiol or not. Ethinyl ...
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Drug time series produces unexpected results

I run two queries for the daily number of reports for bextra and avandia: https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=receivedate:[20050101+TO+20050430]+AND+brand_name:bextra&count=receivedate ...