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Journalism examples using officials public data portals? [closed]

I'm living in Europe. For researches purposes, I'm trying to gather news articles explicitly using data from officials portals as data.gov.uk for instance. Please consider this, however: The data ...
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Regression problem data suitable for ML library unit test

Data: I am looking for a well-studied data set for regression problems, where the data could be split - per example - into a set of features and a continuous variable that depends on those features. ...
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Catalog.data.gov using CKAN API with python requests package

I'm not sure if this is a requests issue, a CKAN API issue, or a catalog.data.gov issue. I can do this GET query: import requests import json r = requests.get('http://catalog.data.gov/api/search/...
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How would I find on iMDb, all male actors with movies debuts between ages 20 and 30?

It would be like asking each male actor personally: Which movies were you in when you were between the age of 20 and 30? To be clear, that would be 30 years and 364 days old. For example, for today, ...
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What to do when license statements conflict?

Sometimes, data is listed as "open data", yet also has copyright statements that don't mention any permitted reuse. If the "data owner" is not responsive, what's the best way to determine if the data ...
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What open data about tunes and melodies exist? Do copyrights apply here?

If someone wants to write a program to recognise songs by melody (mobile apps like that exist), one would need some huge data sample for this. I'm wondering whether something like this exists (at ...
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Where to publish aggregations of government data? [duplicate]

I'm working on a few projects that aggregate data from different government sources (for example tree inventories from different local councils). I publish a map of the data, but it would make sense ...
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How can I extend a dataset if I have only one file of a dynamic dataset? [closed]

So, I want to extend a dataset, of which I have only file right now. I want to randomly generate values in the dataset so that, I can use it. How can I do it? How to make up a random dataset based on ...
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Public transport maps for all cities

I need public transport maps for all cities in the world (for reuse in an open travel guide). Requirements: For use by tourists, typically the kind of map you would print and carry around to quickly ...
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Mapping CSV Header to RDF + SPARQL console

I would like to know your opinion about the next system: with a large CSV file convert it's header to RDF schema, in which exists only the CSV columns information and access point. This way there's ...
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U.S. federal government data fetchable via SPARQL?

I am interested in U.S. federal government information (e.g., agencies/sub-agencies, programs, etc) that I can fetch via the Semantic Web/SPARQL. I am able to get this information via Dbpedia. The ...
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What server and technologies can I use to extract data out of Wikipedia's infoboxes (e.g., ATC code for drugs)

Wikipedia is a significant source of data. Data from Wikipedia may be available in various formats via other servers (e.g., SPARQL end point). For a task of extracting all pairs of "ATC code" - "...
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What triplestore that can handle the largest number of triples?

A triplestore is a special database engine containing information triples and answering to SPARQL requests. What is currently the triplestore that can contain most triples, while still being able to ...
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Database of English words difficulty

Data request I am looking for a database that describes the "difficulty" of each English word. Difficulty of a word is not easy to define, but it is probably a mix of: Level of study needed to ...
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Sample dataset: files of a typical company

I am building a sync app for enterprise users, and would like to test it with a large collection of real-world business files. Typically the kind of files you would find in a company's file server. It ...
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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 a longitudinal survey that includes sociographic data, including religion affiliation, over a long period?

Where can I find a population longitudinal survey that would include the following data on the same individuals over a long period (5+ years, higher frequency is preferable)? Basic demographics (age, ...
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Data mining social group's interests, demographics, and geography

Facebook has Graph Search, which allows finding people by specifying information about them. Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google ads services allow counting the number of people who search certain phrases ...
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Weed out inaccurate information from 2 million records

I have a database with about two million entries (!), relating IP ranges to locations. Unfortunately, a lot of the data is overlapping, so that every IP produces multiple hits (about two or three. Of ...
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Is it possible to use CKAN for commercial use?

Does anyone know if it's possible to use CKAN for commercial use?
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open.fda.gov JSON search terms

I am interested in finding a list of valid search terms for the JSON query tool. The query syntax examples are clear, but knowing what terms to use with the syntax remains a mystery. Is there a ...
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Open Data for having transparency of expenditures in running of an Orphanage?

I work for a company (in Australia) whose staff have been supporting costs of running an Orphanage for several years now. All the money has been coming from their personal contribution, I am a ...
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Database of neighborhood between countries?

Is there a database that I can query for the neighbors of each country? geonames.org has this info, however, it defines neighborhood formally by having a land border. This creates 2 problems: ...
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Involvement of central statistics bureau with national open data portal

Although this is a very subjective question as each national government has quite a different setup. However, in general, are there any patterns or working models involving statistics bureaus having a ...
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Information about congresspeople

Is there a database that contains the following about when congresspeople? When they were elected, state/district, age, gender, race, professional background, and would really like to have committee ...
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Where can one find developers interested in a PDF data extraction hackathon?

I'm helping with a sponsored online hackathon for liberating tabular data out of PDF files. Where would be the best places to find developers interested in participating?
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Do you know a technique for text mining judicial decisions?

I'm trying to find a method to mine sepecific informations in judicial decisions (judge's name, court, area of law and neutral citation number[canadian way to cite decisions uniformly across the ...
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Is there any dataset for problems common people are facing to build apps against?

Let say I am dumb but not enough to stay home watch tv all day, so I decided to develop a open data application, now problem is what app can I build. So call it analysis I am looking for a dataset ...
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Song lyrics and timings

I'm creating animations of songs with their words. I'm looking for data with lyrics and timings for common songs. Some sort of karaoke database comes to mind, though so far I haven't found anything ...
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Where can I find data about sharing propaganda music videos on Facebook?

I am seeking data about war propaganda songs, such as those used in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, and how they are spread via social media.
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Format for exchanging open data catalogs

There are a number of catalogs of open data portals out there. Like many well intended efforts, many of them go stale for long periods of time or altogether. One way to combat this problem is to have ...
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Survey of illness and symptom data

What historical illness or symptom data exists? There are so many health-related data sources on healthdata.gov, data.gov, CDC, etc. I'd like to identify the most useful data across all existing ...
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WHO's Defined Daily Dose guidelines

On the off chance, anyone know where to get an opensource copy of WHO's Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) Defined Daily Dose (DDD) guidelines?
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Hospital originated infections and mishaps

NPR and other news organizations are citing a dataset analyzed by Kaiser from the CDC: Created with Datawrapper Source: Kaiser Health News analysis of CDC data Get the data Would anyone know where ...
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Which, if any, U.S. Federal Government agencies offer a Service Level Agreement (SLA) for their APIs?

Are there any examples of U.S. Federal Government agencies offering service level agreements (SLAs) for their APIs?
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US Government API Usage

I'm unable to find very much data about the usage of APIs from United States federal agencies. Which APIs that have been released have the highest traffic number in terms of queries, and/or ...
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USGS Various API Calls

I am building a website that must gather information from the USGS' various APIs but seem to have a hard time. I'm trying to obtain the Soil Type using the Vs30 API. Here is the link for the ...
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Docket Information call returns “Not Acceptable” error in windows form app

Our app worked fine with Version 1 and Version 2 of the Regulations.gov API, but I can't get it to work with version 3. I am using a new API key, and pasting the complete URL in the browser brings ...
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How do I access data from 3taps API in C#?

I know this sounds more like a developer question, and more suitable for StackOverflow, but I'm hoping for a more theoretical answer because I'm completely new to APIs. I'm trying to develop an ...
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Where can I find data sets that have no API?

I am putting together a tutorial on how to build APIs and I was curious if there are any open data sets that do not have an API attached to it.
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Does there exist a set of data that measures internet traffic that is specific to image downloading and uploading?

I am currently writing a report, I would like to make a claim which I am struggling to back up: The volume of image data transferred digitally has increased as the internet has become more ...
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APIs for oil and gas well location/production data?

I've been hunting for something like this but haven't found anything yet: Well location Production for oil and gas. Any ideas?
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Climate data from stations in Canada

Does anyone know of data available via an API for climate stations in Canada. NOAA has a nice API interface for US stations (http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/webservices/v2), and does have data for ...
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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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Content-driven API or RSS feed

I'm looking for a few content-driven APIs and RSS feeds for a mashup website i'm building. Like Yahoo! News and Flickr, which allow you to submit a GET request and get a list of items based on a ...
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Hackathons and opendata

My organisation is hoping to run a hackathon event in a few months time. We're a public organisation and we have lots of data and ideas how this might run but we need someone to direct and basically ...
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Is there any documentation or case study of scaling up an Open Data API?

Forecasting open data demand is quite challenging. A new public dataset means more downloads, a new app results in way more requests. It would be interesting to discuss the throughput of open data ...
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When is open data not open?

I saw that Glasgow (I live there) is boasting about their open data (http://open.glasgow.gov.uk/). Yet I saw a tweet from an OpenStreet Map/Open data enthusiast: "It seems that, in spite of the hype, ...
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Open Source GRE Data

I am looking for information related to test preparation for the GRE. math questions with answers (GRE subjects) vocabulary tests
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Graph of Landsat Downloads?

Where can I find find a graph of Landsat downloads, to show the effect free access has had?

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