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Can I put open source data on a public github repo?

I am using open source data for a data sonification project and would like to put the data used for this project onto a public github repo. Are there any legal issues with doing this? I am assuming ...
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Where should I host/contribute a mapping from Stack Overflow tags to Wikipedia articles?

I had asked for a mapping from Stack Overflow tags to Wikipedia articles over at meta.stackoverflow, but no one seemed to find one, so I started building my own. Where is the "right" place for me to ...
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What are the public biosignals (ECG, etc) or imaging datasets of COVID-19 patients?

I am looking for public datasets of COVID-19 patients with biosignal information (ECG, for instance) and/or imaging data (X-ray, CT scans). Found some CT scan datasets but with a low number of cases (~...
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What is an effective way to share many geojsons that are a timeseries?

I currently have a long-running scrape that collects geojson data for Zürich bike-sharing. Each file is appended with a timestamp of when it was collected. The file structure doesn't change. What's ...
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Datasets for Fake news (Not Tweets and Facebook Posts)

Can you please tell me where can I find good pre-labeled datasets with real and fake news, but not tweets and facebook posts? I found 4-5 on Kaggle, but I read that those are not real news (those ...
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where can i find product packaging information data?

where can i find the dataset about world products packaging components information? For example, the packaging of coke-cola is label, plastic bottle and plastic cap. where can i find such information ...
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Where and how can I get dataset of patient narratives on the internet to predict diseases?

My aim is to create a trained model for predicting diseases. I need data set consisting of the following fields: Causes of the Disease Pathogenesis (the mechanism by which the disease progresses) Age ...
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Why doesn't my government, and governments in general, provide useful statistics in digital format?

I live in Sweden, but this applies to all other countries as well. I have a general interest in, and fascination of, statistics and working with data in databases. By far the biggest obstacle has ...
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Where can I upload a large image dataset?

I am applying for a grant, and one of the tasks we are seeking funding for is to make a large image database publicly available for users to train artificial intelligence (convolutional neural network)...
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How can I reliably host and share large data sets?

Relevant to this answer, I discovered that datahub.io has a 100MB limit on file uploads. I was disappointed to learn this, and it tooks many server errors to realize I should read the FAQ, where I ...
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Csv format easy colums characteristic - type dataset for beginner R analisys

I had a look on kaggle but I did not find what I was looking for. I need a very simple data set, like the one of "iris" default pre-sets of R where you have differents columns with some characteristic ...
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A database of open databases?

While there are many open databases available, is there a database or the project that would contain the information of such databases? In other words, is there an open meta-database of open ...
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Website to clearly explain “why open data” to non-governmental stakeholders

I haven't found a clear website that I could share with non-profit organizations or companies, about how their opening of data can be used by the community for transparency, marketing, good PR, ...
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Open Source Data Visualization Schema

I want to capture the data needed to create a visualization (data, series names, titles etc.) in a way that is not tied to my end charting library. The goal being that I could capture the charting ...
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Financial text data/corpora

I'll be delving into text mining applications for my master thesis and I need data for it. Ideally, I would need a corpora of texts/news articles from some single (or multiple) credible and ...
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Are version control storing solutions a good option to store Medical Imaging open data?

We are working on several medical imaging projects (i.e., BreastScreening, MIDA, and MIMBCD-UI) that deals with a huge amount of data. From medical images and data at the following modalities: (1) ...
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Redistribute tweets without user id or tweet id

I have a dataset of tweets annotated by a group of people and I want to distribute it in Github without the user id or Tweet id, do you know if that possible? only the tweet_text and the label. Given ...
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How do I get my data indexed by Google Dataset Search?

Google now offers Dataset Search (beta) https://toolbox.google.com/datasetsearch Dataset Search enables users to find datasets stored across the Web through a simple keyword search. The tool ...
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OpenFDA End Point Updates

With respect to the US Food and Drug Administration's API, I haven't seen the end points updated since 8/12/19. Did something change or is this common? I've noticed the end points refreshed fairly ...
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Is there a free publicly-accessible repository to store datasets derived from experiments?

I had obtained some results based on sensor data obtained from experiments that I had conducted. In the interest of allowing others to reproduce or improve on my work, is there a way to make this ...
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How to anonymously share data?

Disclaimer: This is a thought-experiment and I have no intention of releasing any data this way, nor do I have any interesting data to release. Let's say that a person wants to share data anonymously ...
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Availability of PGx Biomarker data for drug labels?

Is the Pharmacogenomic Biomarkers in Drug Labeling available through the OpenFDA system? If not, are there any plans to make this data available? Seems like this would be an easy thing to model and ...
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Reliable point spatial data of cities of New Zealand

Can anyone refer to the reliable and freely available point location spatial data source of the cities of New Zealand. N.B. I used several data source but found all of them are not accurate e.g. this ...
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What are some OpenData torrents to seed?

BitTorrent can be an efficient way to "host" a large data set that are static. Also, BitTorrent is a good mechanism distribute a large data set as part of a open data project without funding or ...
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What are your responses when people tell you they can't open data?

I'm part of Sunlight Foundation's local team working on opening up local governments and city data, specifically. We're working on a blog post rounding up the most common reasons cited by governments ...
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How do you respond when government cites time concerns for not releasing data?

We've rounded up some of the reasons governments cite for not releasing data to the public. We're asking for help now in refuting those reasons. You can read more in this blog post: http://...
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How do you respond when government says it should be selling its data, not opening it?

We've rounded up some of the reasons governments cite for not releasing data to the public. We're asking for help now in refuting those reasons. You can read more in this blog post: http://...
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How to embed licenses within SVG?

This is a split refactored from an older post containing too many questions about licenses in SVG Tiny 1.2 using RDFa as suggested by Patrick Hoefler. See also question Interest of double lincenses CC-...
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Are there any public agencies which are currently streaming real-time video data?

I'm engaged in a discussion with the network security department at a public agency with the goal of making their live video data publicly available on the Internet; currently the data never leaves ...
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Alternative to GTFS (General Transit Feed Specification)?

I recently heard of GTFS as a specification for the times and geographic information regarding transit networks. It is initially used by Google to integrate them into Google Maps but is now made to be ...
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Bacterial infectious diseases dataset

Does anyone know of a dataset relating: bacteria (not viruses or fungi) infectiousness symptoms ...or something of the sort? I'm looking to classify infectiousness (ie. infectious/not infectious) ...
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Adword or web traffic dataset

looking for website traffic analysis dataset for project ASAP. can you direct me to any resources to download free datasets of such kind? Thanks.
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What needs to be done to be 4 or 5-star open data?

I work at a University which is trying to open up some of its data. We make some of our data available as PDF or Excel documents. The 5-star deployment scheme has been referenced a fair bit in Europe ...
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Is there a historic drug shortage database?

I was wondering if there was a historic database of drug shortage data? The current database (link below) appears to only reflect any shortages that have been resolved in 2017, but does not include ...
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Wind region Data for New Zealand

Can anyone please refer me the vector data source of the wind region (LEE MULTIPLIER) of New Zealand as the map attached. N.B.There are three data layers in this map- Lee Multiplier Coastal boundary ...
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Sources of funding to curate exisiting datasets?

At my institution (a large land-grant US University), there are some long term research programs that would be of great value to the scientific community if the data were curated and published in an ...
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What are the data quality measures for open data?

How does a consumer know they are getting good data? Are there standard frameworks for grading the quality of an open data set? Should there be metrics published around accuracy, completeness, ...
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Hi, does anyone know if the FDA has released ANDA submission dates?

I know the ANDA sometimes will comment on changes in ANDA review time, however the Orange book only provides the approval date and not the submission date. Does anyone know either where the ...
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How to link a new dataset to an existing dataset?

I have to construct a dataset of hospitals. For each hospital, I will indicate the the town/region in which it is located. I already have dataset of towns/regions of the concerned geographic area. ...
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Types of license for OpenData

In order to release the data as open it should come with a license. In the open world, there are differente licenses for different purposes (GPL, MIT, BSD licenses for Software - OpenSource; Creative ...
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Countryside Stewardship Water Quality Priority Areas (England)

I'm trying to acquire the 'Countryside Stewardship Water Quality Priority Areas (England)' which can be viewed here under Countryside Stewardship Targeting & Scoring Layers> Water (also shown ...
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Iraq IDP/Refugee Camps

Where can I find an updated data set on refugee and internally displaced camps in Iraq? UN OCHA has one from 2014, but it's too old. REACH has one but it holds no geographic information. I'm working ...
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Publishing (structured?) data about products: information about products, barcodes, photos (incl. packaging)

Is it legal to publish photos of products and their packaging? Can such be done anonymously on some open license? (which would be the best for such data to be open for public use, as products are ...
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Open data quality frameworks

I'm looking for some kind of lightweight framework for assessing the quality of datasets, as a publisher. The most widely known one is Tim Berners-Lee's "5 star open data", but it's actually not very ...
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Linked Geospatial Data in WFS

At the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences we have released some data based on the requirements of the INSPIRE directive. We use Geoserver which provides us with a number of standard ...
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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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NEISS injury dataset - machine readable and decoded

The National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS) database offers both a query tool and bulk CSV downloads at maximum one calendar year. The available data dates back to 1991. Patient ...
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How do I share Open Data with others on this SE site?

I have some data which is Open(free from copyright, patents or other control mechanisms) and I want to share it with the users here. How do I do it without having to host it on some other server and ...
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What are the most common ways that users find out about new data sets?

I am interested in how typical open data users, such as journalists, researchers, companies, developers, and others, find out about new open data sets today. For example, how do sources like search ...
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Looking for historical data on NBA player-specific salaries and other contract information

I would like to find data that describe every player contract in the NBA, as far back into the past as possible. Optimally, this would include salary, term of contract, player agency, etc. I search ...