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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 to ...
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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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API to tell if a house is for sale, foreclosed, or not forsale

I'm developing an R (or SAS) decisioning engine that requires input for whether a home is either for sale, foreclosed, or not for sale. I have a list of 10K addresses and would like to be able to pass ...
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OpenFDA API: Can I perform search by same field with various values

I'm in a process of investigation of openFDA API and its possibilities. For now I'm reviewing this type of request - One enforcement report of a certain health hazard class https://api.fda.gov/drug/...
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Where do I type in my query in the API in openFDA.gov

The openFDA.gov reference website says to use the following webpage for queries: https://api.fda.gov. But when I go to that page, there is no where to type in a query and run it. Where can I type in ...
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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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How can I find the missing information from openfda?

I have performed adverse report based on drug name with male gender, unknown gender and female gender and for all genders. But it seems like all genders count is not equal to the combined count of ...
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API to use Klink-2 Computer Science Ontology (CSO)

I came across this interesting paper that make use of the Klink-2 Computer Science Ontology (CSO): Automatic Classification of Springer Nature Proceedings with Smart Topic Miner Where can I find an ...
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API for 1990 Census geographies

TIGERweb provides an API for the 2000, 2010, 2013, 2014, and 2015 US Census geographies. Does the Census (or someone else) provide an equivalent API for the 1990 geographies anywhere?
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Live database of checksums of all files on Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons is a database of 25,000,000+ freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute. Contributing a file to Commons takes some work (creating metadata, description, selecting ...
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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 Estradiol+...
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How do we relate Adverse Reactions and Drug in Open FDA?

I have been trying to relate adverse reaction to list of drugs in the Open FDA JSON but just can't manage to understand. Consider this JSON: "reaction": [ { "reactionmeddrapt": "...
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How do I escape a single quote in a Socrata SODA 2 API call?

I'd like to request a query that includes a single quote '. http://data.cityofchicago.org/resource/xh8b-g55w.json?$where=license_description="Caterer's Liquor License"&$limit=1 returns { "code"...
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Individual bicycle data within a bike hire scheme

Does anyone know of a bicycle hire scheme anywhere in the world that provides individual bicycle data within its API? For example, the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme in London provides data on each bike ...
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Use Fuzzy Search with OpenFDA API

I want to ask how can I use fuzzy search in openfda api? For example, I am using "panadol" to search something. https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?search=brand_name:panadol But sometime I miss ...
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What tool can I use to manage a researcher network bibliography?

I am making a website for a researcher network using Jekyll and hosting it on github pages. Each researcher (250+ people) should have his own document with an up to date bibliography. I could ...
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Geometries for census tracts in 2012 and 2013 ACS 5 Releases

The Census API provides ACS 5 data for 2011 and 2012 (along with more recent years). The Census's TIGERweb services provides census tract geometries for the 2013 ACS release and the 2010 Decennial ...
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How to get the property name for a specific ID?

Wikidata entities have claims, inside which are property IDs with their snaks. But how do I get the name for a particular property ID?
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Are there any open datasets for LinkedIn public profiles?

Is there a way to obtain a dataset consisting of LinkedIn data? Is there any existing open dataset for this purpose? If no, can I collect the data using LinkedIn API?
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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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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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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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How do I escape an ampersand in a Socrata SODA 2 API call?

How do I escape & in a Socrata SODA 2 API call? For example, http://data.cityofchicago.org/resource/xh8b-g55w.json?$where=license_description='Special Event Beer & Wine'&$limit=1
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Why does the Census API not return fields/vars when it says it should?

I am trying to retrieve the unemployment data for various US metros. The fields I am interested in are: DP03_0009E DP03_0009M DP03_0009PE DP03_0009PM I know these fields exist as I am to query the ...
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Free source of AIS data (API)

The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships to locate them. There are also databses which provide intomation about the ship - size/type/...
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Is there an API to get the legality of alcohol (or legal drinking age) by geo location?

I need to make sure alcohol isn't advertised to underage users or in countries / regions where alcohol is illegal. Ideally using MaxMind geo codes but I'm sure I could map from any geo system.
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Search population, zipcode by city from US census API

I am trying to fetch zip code, city name and population in a single file from this api, But can't get it right. Below one gives me population per city, but no zipcode https://api.census.gov/data/...
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Is there a codebook for the 1990 Census API table names?

I'm trying to download Census data using R and the Census API. There's a list of variable names at https://api.census.gov/data/1990/sf3/variables.html However, most of the variable descriptions aren'...
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Wikidata - Search of human instance that doesn't break

Is this possible, like the wikidata autocomplete combo works, in a speedy way, with a filter of "itemlabel strings start with..." ? PREFIX xsd: <http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#> SELECT ?item ...
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Where can I find (free) historical tick-by-tick data for crypto currencies?

I have found out how to get historical price data from the cryptocompare API but the highest resolution is on a minute-base. Is there a (free) way to get historical tick-by-tick data (so on a second-...
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ACS vs. CPS vs. PEP vs. Census

I am very new to census analysis/survey analysis so please forgive my ignorance. I am interested in MOST data/information about the U.S.A. population. Demographic information like breakdown by age, ...
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Are “protocols” to usgov open data also available?

The U.S. gov creates and makes available a lot of open data on various topics, but the one that I am interested in is new legislation. Let's say that there is an open data source for new laws (which ...
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How to download all the ophthalmic devices data from device classification end point in openFDA

The API call https://api.fda.gov/device/classification.json?search=medical_specialty_description=%22ophthalmic%22 is returning (limiting) the number of records to 1 for ophthalmic devices data. I ...
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Is there any source available to read more about O-clustering ? (Orthogonal Partitioning Clustering) [closed]

I am interested in reading more about O-Cluster and unfortunately all the links I found only contain very small description of the algorithm and do not give details about how to implement it. The ...
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Where to get archive tweets? [duplicate]

I want some old tweets on mobile device to proceed in my research. Tweets should contain any mobile device name or handle. Where can I get old tweets?
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Any libraries for SEC Forms, such as a 10Q, as an Interface?

I'd like to process some SEC data, such as a 10Q, but don't want to build a parser for the data myself. Are there any existing libraries that can parse or represent these types of forms?
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Automating NOAA reanalysis data download

Not sure if this question is on topic but I want to be able to automate the download of data from this site using a script- http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.ncep.reanalysis.pressure.html ...
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Retrieving Every Amazon Product ASIN

I am looking to retrieve every ASIN in Amazon's product database. In setting up a sample scrapy web scraping script - it became clear that crawling is not the efficient solution. Looking at answers ...
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unable to get lat long in api call

I am trying to get the latitude and longitude for different schools, and keep getting an error. Location is at the root, and I am able to get ids which are also at the root, so I'm not sure what I'm ...
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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? Also,...
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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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Country specific information for travellers using opendata api/dataset

I want to get country specific information using api/dataset as shown on http://travel.state.gov/content/passports/english/country/france.html. How can I get this data?
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How to decode the company number in the field `header$companynumb`

Is there a lookup table where I can find the names of repackaging or drug manufacturing companies with companynumb reported in the field companynumb? e.g. "companynumb": "200501050" Thanks
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Is there any api that can be used to find a company's NACE code (industry code)?

I have ca. 30k European company names mainly from Germany, Iberia, France, Benelux and Austria (SMEs*) and their addresses. In 2/3 of cases I also have a national ID (SIREN for French companies, CIF ...
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OPenFDA API - querying on dosage_and_administration_table _exists_ not working

I was planning to get the results where brand name is aspirin and whose drug result has property dosage_and_administration_table. So I did this https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?search=brand_name:...
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Where can I get OCD Division of a state's district_court based on an address?

I am unable to find an API that will return the district_court OCD division for an address. I have tried the Google Civic Info API (specifically https://developers.google.com/apis-explorer/#p/...
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Getting Started with the OpenFDA API

I am totally lost with the OpenFDA API. I've downloaded the API from Github, run the bootstrap.sh, run python setup.py install, and I have no clue what to do now. My specific questions: 1. ...