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Where can I find data on the winner of the presidential popular vote by U.S. county, for as many elections as possible?

I'm trying to find data on the breakdown of the popular vote in each U.S. county, for each presidential election going back as far as possible. I realize that counties change over time, but are these ...
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How can I get temperature data for each Country (Annual)

I need maximum and minimum temperature data of each countries annually. I searched a lot but could not find the values. Could you give links if it is possible?
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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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Where to find key log data for keyboard usage?

I am wondering if theres a dataset of key logs for keyboards of computers or even smartphones. It only needs to have the time and the key character for each key pressed. Such as: 9:00 4/2/2014, a 9:...
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Geodata to make a map of the UK with counties outlined

I will be using AngularJS and D3.js, but that's not really important. This blog post by the developer of D3.js, which is a fantastic JavaScript charting library, shows how he made a map of the UK ...
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Ontological Database of Objects

I am searching for a Database containing a hierarchical Ontology of most objects. For example, an Apple is a special type of an edible Fruit, which is a special type of Fruit. A Fruit is a physical ...
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1945 (spring) daily weather Germany

Perhaps understandably, I am having difficulty tracking down daily weather data for Germany in early 1945. My specific interest is in daily temps and any other daily weather observations for January ...
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ATM locations in UK and/or Ireland

I know lots of organizations and websites are publishing some of these but is there an open dataset with at a minimum of location and operator for ATMs in the UK and possible Ireland?
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Is there any international public transport data?

I want to create some proof of concept for an international public transport service. Is there any data or an API available that already normalizes this data across multiple countries, besides Google ...
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MIMIC-III severity score

Is there any severity score in the MIMIC-III beyond SOFA? I've found many itemdid with APACHE IV label but I did not retrieve any information in the chartevents. Best
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List of common foodstuffs/meals?

I'm looking for a open-source list of common foodstuffs/meals that I can use to populate a database for some R&D. Ideally I'd just like a long list of food/meal names (as if you were browsing ...
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Customer Support Interactions data?

I need to answer some of the following questions: What is the average amount of time taken to close a customer issue? What is the average length of chat for a particular segment of the complaint? (...
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Business Location Test Data

I'm working through a book that deals with MEAN applications... and in the book it deals with geo-spatial data and creates a Review for Businesses (Think: Yelp. Look for businesses close to a location ...
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Is there a Git for data?

I know you can put CSV or XML in Git already, but there are issues for those wishing to collaborate on a dataset for creation, cleaning it up, pull requests, etc. Are there alternative version control ...
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How can I work with a 4GB csv file?

What's the best way to access a 4GB csv file? I would like get a 'cut' of this open data set: Full Replacement Monthly NPI File, available here http://nppes.viva-it.com/NPI_Files.html Specifically, ...
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Good tools to parse repetitive unstructured data

I'm looking to parse a large number of lines of repetitive but unstructured data. This is a task that happens at least once every project, in my experience, so I'm looking for a tool to transform ...
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Metadata standards and best practices for data dictionaries for CSV files/data

We publish most of our machine-readable open data in CSV format. What are best practices and/or standards to publish data dictionaries (e.g. definitions of columns in CSV files including human-...
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Tools for merging similar datasets continuously

How do I merge similar datasets, not just once but on an ongoing basis? This seems like a reasonably common problem so I'd be interested if there is a tool out there aimed at this problem, as a guided ...
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Is there an open database of elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States?

Is there an up-to-date and regularly maintained open database of elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States? I'm looking for both public and private schools. Names alone would be a ...
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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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Has any MOOC (Coursera, edX, Udacity or others) publicly released some of their student data?

I'm looking for educational datasets from MOOCs. PSLC DataShop contains some learning interaction data, but not from MOOCs. I'm especially interested in logs tracking students' activities such as ...
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Is there an open movie and/or music database available for commercial use?

I would like to know if there is an open database for movies that could have the same amount and quality of data as IMDB. I would like it for commercial use, and free if possible. Same for music, I ...
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Database with monthly climate/weather data by country

I am searching for a online database for climate data (especially temperature) for non-european countries on a monthly basis. 1990-2014 would be nice. Thank you!
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What is the best way to request machine readable data from a FOIA request?

Maybe there is no way to request a specific file type but what is the best way to request a file (paper or digital) that can be converted easiestly?
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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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IPA phonology database

Is there any open database of English words and their pronunciation in IPA? What about other languages (Arabic, French,...)? (Please also point out the license of the DB) Update: I tried to convert ...
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How to construct a database with the underlying real estate data displayed by Redfin, Zillow, or Trulia?

Regardless of whether the home is for sale, if you type any street address into Zillow, Redfin, or Trulia, they will often tell you the square footage, the last-sold-date, the taxable value, and often ...
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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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How to normalize the data when mapping crime reports?

Most maps using count of reports of crime end up being maps of the population density of cities. An attractive response would be to turn these counts into a rate, but a rate per what? Most commonly, ...
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What are the practical limits of releasing open data via bit torrent?

I know that there are political issues (my place of work bans all peer-to-peer software without an explicit waiver), but how well does bit torrent scale for distributing large data collections where ...
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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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publicly available spam dataset of social networks

I am trying to create a naive bayes spam filter for social networks and i need a spam dataset (containing posts/tweets etc.) of popular social networks like twitter/facebook. Is there any publicly ...
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Word list with learning age

I'm looking for word databases, mainly in English and Swedish, which contain lists of words associated with the ages where they are typically learned. WordNet linkage is a big bonus.
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Examples of (near) real-time energy dashboards or portals

What are some examples of real-time or live data dashboards related to consumption, production or transmission of energy?
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Tagged (non-anonymized) GPS driver trip database

The AXA Kaggle challenge Driver Telematics Analysis provides a dataset of over 50,000 anonymized driver trips. Are there open databases of tagged, non-anonymized trips, with several trips for each ...
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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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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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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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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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Cost of living dataset

I'm trying to compare what the equivalent salary would be between two cities based upon the cost of living in each city. I want to be able to build something like CNN's cost of living calculator. ...
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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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Corpus of tagged text (English newspapers or any tagged text)

I'm developing a system to extract tags from text (English) and currently I have no dataset to test the system and evaluate, could someone point me to a source (preferably a free one) thanks. NOTE: By ...
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Query medicine descriptions API

I am looking for publicly available API for querying medicine's descriptions. For example, if I supply Carbidopa/Levodopa or Sinemet the expected return data (in json or xml format) is a simple ...
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A dataset of resumes

This is a question I found on /r/datasets. Does OpenData have any answers to add? I'm looking for a large collection or resumes and preferably knowing whether they are employed or not. Does such a ...
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Data sets for teaching

I'll be giving a (short) introductory course for Data Science within a couple of months. One of my ideas was, instead of giving lectures on theoretic aspects of it (which of course are important), ...
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Database world cities with their names in all languages of the world

I'm looking for a database of cities in the world with their names in all languages of the world. Where it is possible to download?
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Structured movie/TV dataset

I am looking for a downloadable, always up to date and structured comprehensive dataset of movies and TV shows. I found this question and it does have some answers - DBPedia and Freebase, but they do ...
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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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Age, Weight and Height dataset

I am trying to get a dataset (preferable worldwide) that has the attributes (height, weight and age). The only decent dataset that I have been able to find was from here: https://stats.stackexchange....
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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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