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Evidence for the economic impact of open data?

Open Data is discussed in many contexts, ranging from transparency, government accountability, and their economical benefits. Are there up-to-date studies and publications analyzing the real and ...
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Wikipedia dump files in SQL format

I need to access to history of each wiki page. I found http://dumps.wikimedia.org/fawiki/latest/fawiki-latest-pages-meta-history.xml.7z contains such data for Persian wiki in XML format. But I want ...
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How can I track updates on the release of new open data sources across the world?

Is there any blog and / or link where I can get regular updates on the release of latest open data sources across world?
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Are there any open mappings of train station identifiers in the UK?

I have a problem trying to join up train station data from different sources. There seems to be a standard to use 3 letter codes to represent each station. However, everyone seems to be using ...
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Seeking real-world networks that have an approximately linear structure

I'm currently looking into real-world networks which can be well approximated by interval graphs. It seems natural to suspect that networks that have constraints forcing them to be approximately ...
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Data about biases in city service requests

Many cities have opened up data on various forms of service requests, but it's difficult to interpret these data. If we see that part of a city has more calls for potholes, does that mean that there ...
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Where can I find a list or directory of foundations, investment firms or individuals interested in financially supporting Open Data initiatives?

Where can I find a list or directory of other organizations, foundations and investment firms that are interested in funding "Open Data" initiatives? Those that are focused on Open Government data ...
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Is there a list, database or API that contains the URLs for United States city and town websites?

I'm looking for a database of URLs for every official city and town website. Ideally this list would be up to date and maintained. Freebase has some of the results and we have every city and town in ...
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Are there publicly available sources listing uses of open data?

It would be very valuable for government officials and the public to be able to track the uses of open data sets. Are there sources that currently do this and make the information available to the ...
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Is there a better public version of USA's Social Security Death Master File?

USA data on death can be obtained via Social Security as SSDI (death index) and SSDMF (death master file). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Security_Death_Index One site http://ssdmf.info offers ...
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Downloadable archive of weather conditions for Europe?

Is there a downloadable archive of weather conditions in Europe? Also, the temperature, humidity, precipitation by location? So the database would enable, for example, to draw the chart with ...
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Is there a list of hot-spots and free wifis in Germany?

Is there a list or database or API for finding hot-spots and public available wifis for Germany? Of course this data is volatile, so it should be often actualized.
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Open dataset on manned space missions

Are there any open datasets about manned space missions? I'm looking for basic information like name and nationality of the astronauts or cosmonauts, launcher, goals, time in space, results, and so on....
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Are there datasets prepared for machine learning?

These datasets would be structured and presented in a way that is accessible for students or scholars interested in machine learning. Students could use them to learn how to create applications that ...
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Is there an exoplanet API or dataset?

I am looking for an API or dataset that has information about the known exoplanets. The properties of this dataset would include things like mass, orbital period, atmosphere, temperature, etc.
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How does one parse weather data?

Weather data is often cited as a "huge success" for the open data community. Where does this data sit, and how does one parse the data into something readable, like the 5 day forecast?
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What quantified self products have open data behind them?

Are there quantified self products (fitbit, withings, nike fuelband, zeo, etc) that share bulk aggregate data with the public via API or download? For example: runs per zipcode, steps per county, or ...
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Is there a source for various Scrabble dictionaries?

There are some individually maintained lists for some Scrabble dictionaries, and some websites for looking up words in those dictionaries: SOWPODS list: https://raw.github.com/jmlewis/valett/master/...
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Open API for nutritional information and/or food barcodes?

I've seen many applications (mobile and web) that use a database of nutritional information and barcodes to track daily food consumption. Smartphones have the ability to scan barcodes, and many mobile ...
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Are there any international non-governmental data aggregators?

We are probably all familiar with Manyeyes and google public data explorer but those are always based on governmental Statistics bureau or OECD data. Are there any projects to aggregate data that is ...
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Database of fictional characters?

Is there a database of fictional characters from novels, films, dramas etc., grouped by genre? The most important entries for me are the name, nationality (real or fictional), title of the novel/film/...
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Database of ships?

Is there a database of the ships that were built until now, containing the size, weight, displacement, cost, year of built, and optionally the amount of used materials? It does not need to contain ...
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Are there open complete usenet archives?

Are there any open complete and downloadable usenet archives? I don't expect binaries to be included, only the text messages? If the complete archive is not available, than at least a partial archive ...
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Where can I find open listings of zipcodes in Indonesia?

In reviewing the data from geonames, I discovered in my spot check that Indonesia is missing. A bit of time with Google revealed a few places where I could buy data sets but nothing open. Anywhere ...
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What is the best source for finding what businesses have opened/exist/closed in a given geographical area?

Is there a a standard source for finding out what businesses (with brick and mortar locations) exist in a geographical area (particularly in the U.S.)? This doesn't necessarily have to be a ...
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Where can I find high-precision cartographic data of French rural areas?

While OpenStreetMap is rather good for cartographic information (and rendered maps) in urban areas of France, it is rather unsatisfactory in rural areas (except in the area where I live, where I ...
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How can I access open data on the Indian rupee value, inflation and sensex index over time?

I would like to have an open data source on inflation, rupee value and sensex index data over period of 10 years of India.
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How can I download the complete Wikidata database?

Wikidata is a new Wikimedia project: It centralizes access to and management of structured data, such as interwiki references and statistical information. This data would be of enormous interest ...
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Data download for Chinese meteorological satellites

Data for NOAA meteorological satellites can be downloaded through the NOAA CLASS archive. Where, if anywhere, can I download data for the Chinese FY-3* meteorological satellites?
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Where can I find open data on historical forex rates for financial reporting purposes?

I am looking for historical foreign exchange (forex) data for financial reporting purposes. For example, I would like to distribute a data source that could be used for determining forex gains and ...
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What is the most comprehensive resource for querying french and english books having an ISBN code?

I would like to know if a repository of all known ISBN exists; either a worldwide database, or per country. If there is no such downloadable database, among all the available API's for querying ...
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GPU hardware specifications data?

When I buy a computer, besides the price, one of the most important characteristics is the processor. CPU DB is a website that aims to list cpus hardware specifications. Where can I get similar data ...
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Where can I get digital cartographic maps of Brazil?

I have a personal database of cartographic maps that I used for many purposes, mostly planning campings and other outside adventures. I'd like to have similar data about Brazil.
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Database with the historical prices of most popular products in U.S.?

Is there an open database that would contained the historical prices of the most popular products in U.S.? At best with the product classification, so that it would be possible to make analysis, how ...
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Multinational list of popular first names and surnames?

Is there a database containing the list of the most popular first names and surnames (with occurrence count, or at least sorted by popularity) for many nations/countries? I need such data for the ...
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Is there a free downloadable administrative division database of Germany?

Is there downloadable and freely available database with administrative units of Germany (lands, cities, and if available, streets with zip codes)? In many countries such databases are provided ...
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Is there an official/complete list of all US government agency “developers' pages”?

The FCC's developers page happens to have a sidebar linking to many other US government agencies' developers pages, APIs, etc. It's a handy list, but I assume the FCC hosts it only out of the goodness ...
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How can I trust the authenticity of an open data source?

If some site claims to offer a definitive data source, how can I trust that it is not purposely biased? Even excluding elaborate conspiracies, how could I know that it isn't just a big hoax? It ...
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Is there a complete list of all US tax-exempt nonprofits in machine-readable format?

I've seen they can be purchased from Guidestar, but wondered if there was an freely available open data source.
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Is the data used to calculate national CPI public?

What data is used to calculate the CPI (Consumer Price Index) and if it is open, where can I find it?
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De-identified patient data

Are there any medical or clinical data sources that have de-identified patient data (name, date of birth, sex) as well as basic physical parameters such as weight, or height? I'm specifically ...
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U.S. City and County Web Data (API)

Are there any websites that have basic City and County information for the U.S.?
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Is there a list of all US Government agencies and sub agencies and is it available via API?

Specifically I'm looking for: Agency canonical names Agency abbreviature/acronym Hierarchy of agencies e.g. Census Bureau is part of Department of Commerce Agency logos Website/social media accounts ...
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Download a sample database of calls in telecommunication [duplicate]

I am trying to do a project for data analysis based on the details of calls stored in Call Details Record (CDR) of telecommunications industry. It will take some time to obtain the real data, and ...