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Obtaining ADSB Mode-S Data Feeds for Aircraft from the FAA

A number of sites are publishing ADS-B/Mode-S data on maps, obtained from the FAA with a 5 minute delay. We would like to get access to these feeds, but I cannot find who to contact or where to start....
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What is the best way to get airline schedule data from pdf files

We need to regularly check for changes to airline schedule data from Low Cost Carriers. Their schedules are available as pdf files, and as far as we can find out, no other way that is freely available....
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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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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 data scraped from Govt agencies and in public domain considered open data?

We have been scraping information regarding oil wells drilled in a particular state using web scraper from the state regulatory agency. This agency provides an arcane interface for this information. ...
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Open Data Standard for Stack Exchange?

In light of the fact that this site is about open data, is Stack Exchange based upon any open data standard(s)? I converted the group welcome statement to open, standard, machine-readable StratML ...
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The Healthplan finder API stopped responding, where can I get support or more information?

The API at http://finder.healthcare.gov/services/ has stopped responding. Previously it was returning the stated data very well. Where can I get support or more information about what's going on?
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How can I get the Wikidata inter-language links?

I'm trying to get hold of the Wikidata inter-language links, i.e. a file listing all of the articles and which articles they are linked to in other languages. ( http://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:...
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Besides Vancouver and Chicago, what cities have open data on rental buildings bylaw infractions?

(Background - a previous answer to this question--not sure how to link it--tells us City of Chicago publishes building violations.) We've developed a free mobile app (Vancouver RentalDog, currently ...
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What's the best way to host map tiles?

I'm interested in generating some open-source maps, with possibly world-wide coverage. I know that depending on the number of zoom levels I include, the number of tiles can be very large, taking up a ...
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Realtime Data - Why and Who?

I can understand the need for real-time data in 'bidding' and 'automated' scenarios. I can also see the point for direct customer interaction and response through social media (maybe). However, ...
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Are there any open datasets for soccer statistics?

I'm mainly interested in soccer related statistics. There are quite a few different API's relating to soccer, but most of them are commercial and far, far out of my price range. I've looked at DBpedia,...
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Statistics of US/Europe Businesses, Advertising Agencies Specifically

I've been searching furiously and the closest I came across was this for the Europe http://marketing-advertising-the-media.europages.co.uk/business-directory-europe/did-22/Marketing-Advertising-the-...
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Chicago Traffic-Related Fatalities

Where can I find Chicago traffic-related fatalities by day (and also ideally time)?
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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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Recent high spatial resolution images of the Tasman Sea

I just got this from one of my co-workers ... posting it for her as it's more time critical than normal : My friend Ralph is leading a search and rescue effort for a ship that's been missing on ...
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Where can I find the training logs of (as many as possible) athletes?

Where can I find the training logs of (as many as possible) athletes? I would like to have that first-hand data, to be able to do some statistical research. Training logs of real athletes, from which ...
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Systematic bias in NCDC GSOD climate dataset?

I have just analyzed daily climatic station data from the publicly available Global Surface Summary of Day (GSOD) dataset issued by National Climatic Data Center. I compared them to the station data ...
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Persistent publishing of data. My nations DataCite does not cover my field; alternatives?

I want to make my geophysical dataset available for all humanity for all future. Until now, I'd put the data on our institutes' FTP server and write the link in the academic article I'm publishing. ...
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Twitter crawlers for tweets, retweets and social network

I am looking for some twitter crawlers for crawling the tweets/retweets and the social graph of some thousands of users. Suggestions are most welcome.
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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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Postal codes and city districts worldwide for download

I am searching a database of all zipcodes / postal codes and the city districts (part of the cities) in the world. Is there some service like the GeoNames database? I spoke with GeoNames, but they don'...
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I need a KML file for Northern Ireland BT postcodes

I'm displaying a map of territories, which consist of UK postcode districts (e.g. SN12) The wikipedia page for each postal area includes a kml file that includes each district separately, which I'm ...
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Are there public transport data for Germany freely available?

I wonder if there are some up-to-date web sites with data for S-bahn, U-bahn and other means of traffics in German cities. I found some before but not sure if they are updated regularly. Later I will ...
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Voter Registration data in one place?

So I recently tried to get some voter registration data, especially historical information. The only state I could easily find the information available is Ohio(but only the most recent). It appears ...
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Source of open trend data

I'm currently querying Twitter to access trend data. I'm looking for an open alternative to source trend information. The main question is: What's trending today? I'd love to move away from using ...
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Individual bicycle data within a bike hire scheme

Does anyone know of a bicycle hire scheme anywhere in the world that provides individual bicycle data within its API? For example, the Barclays Cycle Hire scheme in London provides data on each bike ...
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Find reusable images of city X with width>2100 pixels

I need large reusable pictures of particular places (to make Wikivoyage banners, example). Where to find such images? For instance pictures of Berlin with width>2100px Contiguous images, not mosaics. ...
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What cities provide open data on rental building bylaw infractions?

We've developed a free mobile app (Vancouver RentalDog, currently in iTunes) that allows people to identify licensed rental buildings in Vancouver, which have outstanding bylaw infractions. Our data ...
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Crawling user data from different applications

I would like to know if there is an existing tool/crawler/scraper/service to crawl the data of a particular user from different websites and applications. For example, can I crawl the data of a user 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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Solid Waste Production, Globally? Spatially Resolved?

I would like to know the rate of production and content of municipal and industrial solid waste, globally in units of mass per area or mass per city or region. I would be particularly interested in ...
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A hierarchy of all sellable products and services [closed]

I want to find a hierarchy of all sellable products and services. Where can I find this? Some ideas: crawl ebay/amazon/craigslist/google-products find a database that contains market research on ...
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U.S. Supreme Court record items

Is there source of U.S. Supreme Court record items (merit and amicus briefs, appendices, etc.) from 1942? I'm interested in a general answer, but in particular, I'm interested in the record from ...
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Where can I find data sets for machine monitoring?

Can anyone point me to time series data in the domain of machine monitoring/condition monitoring (for example, vibration analysis data)?
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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 “open” data free as in speech, free as in beer, both, or something else?

In open data, should I understand open to mean: Free as in speech Free as in beer, gratis Both? Something else? For example, the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) has ...
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Raw Data Feed for TV Listings

Is there a way of grabbing a raw data feed for TV listings? It looks like Tribute Media offers such a thing, but at a price. Is there any free source of open data to use out there?
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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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How to flag incorrect links to data on data.gov?

Just looking around, and noticed that the CSV dataset that should be a list of all elementary schools in the US, is actually a population breakdown of Canadian provinces. http://catalog-next.data....
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Metropolitan Railway Datasets

Where can I find commuter-related datasets for underground transportation (subway, metro)? The NY MTA is a good example, and there is also the Transport for London data feeds. I would like to have ...
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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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Accessing CATO Deep Bills with Ruby

Has anyone written any Ruby libraries for working with Cato's Deep Bills Project?
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Where are the concentrations of digital companies in the UK?

New research published this weekend suggests that the UK currently has 270,000 digital companies out of about 2.1 million total businesses. But does anyone have access to how many people are employed ...
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Examples of scraping from “real-world” data sources using OCR, etc?

Are there any examples of open data that have been scraped from "real-world" sources? To explain what I mean by "real-world", here are some (made up) examples and then some criteria: Train departure ...
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UK supermarket product nutrition

Are there sources of nutritional data about UK supermarket products, by barcode? The indexing by barcode does not need to be direct: if I have to implement a join with some other data to achieve that,...
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Programatically request recent close prices for a list of stock tickers

I have a list of stock tickers and for each ticker I need today's close price and yesterday's close price. I could use (have used) Yahoo Historical Data API by sending GET requests of the following ...
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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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Examples of metadata for non-uniform collections

Are there examples of metadata — lists of what a site offers, that users search to help them decide what to download — for non-uniform collections like UCI ml or openml.org ? Metadata is ...
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Who are non-schema.org data standards for?

I'm a contributor to a project that presents municipal legislation to the public. I have been reading about the Popolo project http://popoloproject.com/ and other data specifications for legislation ...

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