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USA 2016 election demographic data

I am looking for demographic data (age, income, race, location) for individuals who voted in the 2016 US presidential election. The resolution that I am looking for can be at the state, county, or ...
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Cost of ownership - CKAN for city/local government or small federal agency

What is average cost/effort to launch CKAN instance and what are operational expenses to maintain it going forward? (Assuming small size government with limited IT resources)
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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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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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Do you know any open/standard resume format?

I would like to know if there is any kind open/standard resume or Curriculum Viate format which allows interchanging of resumes between systems. Any hint?
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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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Preservation of blog posts, articles and essays

I am curious if there is there any good way to guarantee that my articles (posted on personal sites and other blogs) will last? Is there a reliable repository for articles, post and essays? Or are ...
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5-star Open Data rating scheme, are there URIs for the ratings?

I'm in the process of constructing a DCAT catalogue and we want to show how each dataset conforms to the 5-star open data rating scheme. I assumed that someone would have coined URIs for each rating ...
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What are the available tools for managing crowdsourced data-cleaning tasks?

The Zooniverse team has had amazing success with the OldWeather project to crowdsource coding of old ships logs to extract climate data. And I believe Sunlight did some crowdsourcing (with Mechanical ...
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What does OpenRefine offer that other data-parsing tools don't?

I see OpenRefine mentioned a lot here, but I don't see it doing much that R and others can't. What capabilities does it offer that I'm not seeing in the promo page that R or other data packages ...
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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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How to publish open data on my website? (Or: from CSV to RDFa)

I already spent some time importing data in a tabular form from a PDF published by an official institution. I would like to publish this table on my website. The data is nicely formatted in CSV. Is ...
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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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Raw data from US Census and BLS

Is the raw data of US Census or BLS available? By raw I mean the datapoints that later comprise the summary tables. For instance, the average employment by firm size. Apart from means that you can ...
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What is the difference between US Census definitions of “Urbanized Areas” and “Urban Clusters”?

I am trying to classify US Census tracts as urban, suburban, or rural. The Census Bureau provides a table with counts of people, and classifies them as either urban: urbanized area, urban: urban ...
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How might I go about visualising historical temperature CSV data?

I've downloaded the Central England Temperature Data available from Met Office Hadley Centre. On their summary page, it is described thus (emphasis mine): These daily and monthly temperatures are ...
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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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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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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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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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Can you use data if no data license is explicitly stated?

There are quite some datasets out there that simply doesn't contain an explicit license (e.g. CC-BY). At best a one-line statement is given that the data is "open data". Can I simply state that when ...
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Rocket attacks dataset in Israel and State of Palestine

I'm looking for a dataset listing the rocket attacks in Israel and the State of Palestine with as many following fields as possible: timestamp GPS number of casualties reason for attack (e.g. a ...
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Total screen time and first on-screen appearance by actors in films

I'm looking for a data set that contains total screen time and first on-screen appearance (mm:ss) by actors and actresses in Hollywood films. I'm most interested in these data points for actors and ...
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Releasing old historical/genealogical datasets as open data

I work with a a couple of small non-profit genealogical and historical groups and we are interested in releasing some of the datasets we've compiled over the years as open data. This information is ...
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Resources to create CC0/ CC BY cartography?

Cartography and map-based mashups are often based on Google Maps/ Google Earth (all rights reserved) or Open StreetMap (ODbL/CC BY-SA), neither of which are compatible with publishing the results ...
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Deaths by falling coconuts

I am looking for the number of deaths caused by the natural fall of coconuts from trees each year. Number of deaths each year worldwide, estimated if needed Bonus for extra information about each ...
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Speech audio databases with phonemes labelled

Can anyone point me to opensource databases of speech audio with phonemes labelled, .wav or the like + label files, e.g. # time, phoneme 0.31200 ao 0.41200 th 0.54200 er ... I'd prefer English, ...
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Where can I find massive and high dimensional survival datasets

I am working on developing some high-dimensional survival analysis methods with R, but I do not know where to find such high-dimensional survival datasets. Could anyone tell me where to find such ...
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List of English words

I'm writing a program that requires a list of English words, such as that used by a spell checker. I have been unable to find any such word lists whatsoever, even after trying 2 search engines.
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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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What is the major difference between Open data and Linked data?

Although this is not an apple to apple comparison and there is significant overlap i would like to know examples or specific cases where a data set falls into either category but not both. Can data be ...
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How and where can I get data on US census block data by city and state?

I am overwhelmed looking through dead ends on the US census website. Could someone that has solved this puzzle tell me where I can get the demographic and shapefile data? Race and income are my ...
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How should governments build community around their datasets?

The likes of data.gov.uk and data.gov are keen to build a community around their data. How should that best be done? The main aim is to create a feedback loop, encouraging use of the data and release ...
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Dataset of personal names

I'm looking for a dataset of personal names containing for each name as many following labels as possible: first name(s) middle name if any last name(s) nationality country of residence country of ...
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Is there a tool to match zip codes to cities?

I have a data set with zipcodes and would like to do a bulk upload to a tool that will give me the cities each zip is in (US only.)
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Paraphrase data sets

I am looking for paraphrase data sets. I am aware of the following: PPDB: The Paraphrase Database (Ganitkevitch, Juri, Benjamin Van Durme, and Chris Callison-Burch. "PPDB: The Paraphrase Database." ...
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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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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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Where can I find examples of open data being used in business?

I'm not looking for apps built in hackathons - but examples of open data used in real business, or even better businesses built around open data itself (commercial entities that make money, not non ...
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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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Is there a free list of English word phonetics?

The list actually doesn't have to be free! I just need something that I can buy once or whatever. And if possible, but not needed, parts of speech. Before you say anything, I have googled for this ...
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Database of names of Japanese and non-Japanese people

I'd like to be able to determine if a person's name is likely to be a Japanese name, or likely to be a non-Japanese name. Unless someone's compiled an exhaustive list of Japanese, and non-Japanese ...
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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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Large list of quotes

I am looking for a large database / list of quotes I can use. Preferably famous quotes / quotes by famous people. I have tried looking for a brainyquote API or something, but couldn't find one. If ...
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GitHub license for code written by US Government Employee

When I open a new project on Github, I see a selection of licenses in a drop-down list, which currently looks like this: None Apache v2 License MIT license Affero GPL Artistic License 2.0 BSD (3-...
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Is a spoken digit dataset available?

Is a labeled dataset of spoken digits, that means of people saying "zero", "one", "two", three", "four", "five", "six", "seven", "eight", or "nine" available? I would also be interested in such a ...
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Where can I download photoperiod (daylength) data?

I'm looking to download photoperiod (day length) data for a variety of locations in Europe on a variety of dates. For each date and locations, I need to the number of hours of daylight. Ideally, the ...
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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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Where to upload open data? (no online data editing needed)

I have CSV and RDF files that I would like to upload somewhere so that everyone can download them. What is the most appropriate website for this? I need at least: Easily upload, just select the ...
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How many software developers are there in the world, per country?

This question has been asked (and closed) in various forms across this network, ie: Stack Overflow: How many software developers are there in the world? Programmers: Where can I find ...

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