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Capacity/attendance information for US event venues

Can you think of a source for data regarding the capacity (number of seats or people that can fit in the venue) of different venues in the US, ideally large urban centers like NYC, LA, Chicago etc? ...
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downloading cctv video or live video

Is it possible to download long CCTV footage, or even better streaming it live? So if you want for example to write a program that recognizes objects from a video that would be possible. Long CCTV ...
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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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Are there any good libraries available for doing normalization of company names?

I've run into a number of use cases where I need to normalize company names in a database before running automated and manual matching. We've usually ended up writing a specific script with endless ...
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Downloadable smartphones data (name, specs)

I'm searching for product data, right now I only need smartphone data. I need like every smartphone name and specifications like width, CPU speed, etc. Now I found some reference to semantics3.com ...
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Data of vehicle traffic

Does anyone know/have good dataset or data feed of vehicle traffic on freeways/highways or urban area? I'm searching for data from vehicle counters that have small interval of measurement, like 1 or ...
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Open API for SEC data?

Is there any free API for programmatically grabbing SEC filing data, such as company financials or insider trading? It seems ironic that the EDGAR search gives you information in a nice tabular form, ...
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A list of cities of each country

Is there a free csv, xml or in some other format database of all (or least top 20-50 biggest) cities for each country in the world?
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Free database or API of all North American businesses

I'm looking for a free/open source downloadable database/API of all the businesses in North America. The sort of data that I'm looking for includes: name, address, industry, email address, website, ......
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Free database of vehicle data and images

I've been looking for a free database of vehicle manufacturer's specifications, data, and images for a long time with no luck, does anyone have any ideas?
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Any open public data sets for the English Premier League (EPL)?

The new 2014/15 season kicks off on Aug/16. Wondering what's the state of open data for the English Premier League. Any open data sets available (incl. teams, players, squads, stadiums, old seasons, ...
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Mapping counties to zip codes

Is there any freely available data that relates USA zip codes and USA counties (FIPS County codes)? Since counties can contain multiple zip codes, one can have multiple entries, in such a table: ...
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Collect a list of open data systems

for a research project we are trying to collect a list of relevant open data systems. I am aware that systems is very broad so I tried to categorize them a bit. Please help us extending this list ...
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Airport / airline data from all over the world

Where can I get a database with airports and possible with (available / closed) runways from all over the world? I am looking for airlines and contact info of managers in decision-making positions at ...
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Are there free APIs for searching news articles that I can use to collect trend data in news coverage?

I am working on a data-visualization web application that looks at trends in American news media coverage over time. It takes a keyword (or keywords), a date range, and a time increment as parameters ...
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List of data sources at the state, county and zip / zcta level

I am trying to compile a list data sources - excluding the US Census - that cover the continental US at the state, county and ZIP/ZCTA level. Any help would be appreciated. Additional details: I ...
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How to publish real-time open data

I'd want to publish some "real-time" data, i.e. my FV panel energy production, on a server. Which is the best way of cataloguing the data and make it available? Energy is just an example, say that I ...
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Open database APIs for journal article metadata

Are there any openly-accessible databases for searching journal article metadata? I’m particularly looking for abstracts, citation data, and subjects/tags/fields-of-study information. I’m looking for ...
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Any uses of JSON-LD?

The formal semantic web, now linked data, using RDF is largely flailing in most regions outside the UK. The main problem is the complexity in implementation compared with the tools typically used by ...
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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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Free icons of country flags, reusable in both open source and commercial products

I need icons for the flags of countries. PNG file format Small sizes such as 32x32 pixels or similar. Consistent size for all flags (even the flags with strange shapes like Nepal, they have to be fit ...
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Credit card metadata database

Is there a database of credit card numbers that tells you what bank issued the credit card? 3 is American Express 4 is Visa/MasterCard 6 is Discover Typically the first 6 numbers will indicate what ...
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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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Free English Dictionary

Looking for a free monolingual english dictionary like oxford or longman dictionary, but which I can freely use, without violating any intellectual property. I want to use it in my iOS app. I need ...
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Predictive Maintenance Data

I'm eager to try out some more with Microsoft Azure Machine Learning and would like to find a data set to make a use case concerning predictive manufacturing. Microsoft already offers a data set (semi ...
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Automobile accident data in the US

A friend's question: Are there data about automobile accidents over the course of a year with daily increments and preferably with a large variety of filters like city, highway, etc?
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Extensive Weather or Sea State API?

Please bear with me since this is my first time asking something Weather related. What would be the best source for getting Sea and Weather related data like Wind Wave Height (m) Wind Wave Period (...
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Dump of WikiLeaks

Does a dump or scrape of WikiLeaks exist? I'm thinking of an equivalent to Wikipedia's database download: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Database_download So far, I haven't found direct ...
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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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Nicknames database

I'm interested in being able to identify a name like "Nick" as a short form of a name like "Nicholas" in a data set. Is there any kind of open or somewhat standardized mapping of names and nicknames ...
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Disease Symptom Dataset?

I am currently working on a disease diagnosis system, it is a prototype based on one of my dissertation's papers S-Approximation: A New Approach to Algebraic Approximation and S-approximation Spaces: ...
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Open sports data

Today you can find all sorts of data in an open format. Most financial data, polling and government databases, just about every baseball play ever played. However this open data paradigm hasn't ...
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Any Open Data Sets for the (Football) World Cup (in Brazil 2014)?

Are there any public data sets for the World Cup in Brazil 2014? Didn't find anything for download on the official FIFA site (besides a single-page PDF booklet for the match schedule). Ideally the ...
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Open Data Scorecards?

How can one evaluate a government entity's progress in making their data open? I've read the 8 Principles of Open Government Data, but I'd like to know if there are tools to specifically grade an ...
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Get Wikipedia URLs (sitelinks) in Wikidata SPARQL query

I can use the following query to list all sovereign states via the Wikidata query interface: PREFIX wikibase: <http://wikiba.se/ontology#> PREFIX wd: <http://www.wikidata.org/entity/> ...
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Looking for Open Data Source to Correlate Address to Latitude/Longitude (geocoding)

Are there any open data sources that can help correlate a given address to a latitude/longitude coordinate? aka geocoding
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Open Source alternative to IMDB

Does anyone know of such a thing? I urgently need a database of all the movies and I want it to be free.
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Where can I find a dataset of songs labeled with their genre, BPM and key?

I am mostly interested in electronic songs. I need both the songs' waveform and their labels (genre, BPM and key). If you know some similar data set that doesn't contain all 3 labels, please still ...
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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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What new open data do you need from the U.S. government?

Data.gov provides ~400,000 datasets from 180 federal agencies. However, I know you are interested in more data and more specific data than what is already included. What additional topics, formats, or ...
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Where can I find a repository of open data stories?

Stories that highlight the impact of open data and connect data to the individual. They can be small and regional.
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Speech audio files dataset with language labels

I am working on building a language classifier in speech/audio samples. I have been trying to find a dataset which may have considerable number of speech samples in various languages. The audio files ...
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Clickstream sample dataset

I am looking for some web traffic or clickstream dataset, ideally from an ecommerce website. I like to do some analysis on purchasing pattern if possible. For example: visit duration, conversion, ...
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Football (Soccer) Player x,y,t data

I am looking for something that has the (x,y) coordinates of all players on the pitch over time. I found this: https://heim.ifi.uio.no/paalh/publications/files/mmsys2014-dataset.pdf however, they ...
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Where can I find a database of hotel property locations?

Looking for an open database of lat/long co-ordinates for hotels. I am aware of sites like Factual.com but I'm looking for something more open.
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Cases where open data has been removed?

I'm looking for cases where data (including software) that once was open is not anymore, or was not for periods of several months or more. I can imagine several scenarios for this, including ...
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What is the best source of open data on sea level rise in Bangladesh and India?

I am trying to determine the level of rise in sea levels in coastal areas of India and Bangladesh. I was wondering if anyone knew the best sources of open data--mean local sea level, mean local tide ...
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successful open data advocacy website

I'm part of a local advocacy group working on getting local government to open up more data and adopt open data policies. We're also trying to raise awareness about the role open data plays in our ...
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Public datasets containing less-boring and more detailed data

I'm looking for datasets, which allow drilling down to something more spesific and less published than datasets, which can only answer to simple questions like "what is the anti-social behavior rate ...
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Where can I find a taxonomy of open data sites?

I was looking for a Stack Exchange site to ask this and Open Data seems to be the one. I am to write a short note on how to find information on the internet and for that I would love to read a ...

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