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Where can I find all cities, regions and cantons of Switzerland?

I am interested in finding all cities, regions and cantons of Switzerland. Where can I find them?
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Where can I find the 2014 release of Medicare data from 2012?

I have read many news stories this week about a release of 2012 Medicare data (physician billing) that just happened. Some news sites like NYTimes and the Washington Post have data browser tools on ...
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Looking for an UTF-8 table

I'm looking for a csv file containing the utf-8 encoding table. This file would contain the code point, the escaped html entity and the symbol itself. I already found websites providing these ...
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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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Is there a database that provides lengths of books?

I want to test some hypotheses regarding the length of books and their review distributions. I imagine if the data exists, it probably records the number of pages per book, but words would be ideal. ...
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How to make a successful FOIA request?

There are several questions regarding making a US "Freedom of Information Act" reqest (FOIA) for data: What is the best way to request machine readable data from a FOIA request? - (this question and ...
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Population movement datasets?

Are there any datasets available that contain real or simulated movement data of individuals over a period of time, or at least some metadata about population movements that might be used to build ...
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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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How much data is available on the Internet?

I saw these sentences on Wikipedia: Nearly all of the roughly 50 petabytes (a petabyte is 1,024 terabytes) of data available on the Internet were first captured and created by human beings—by ...
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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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USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) data

I want to obtain the entire dataset for all zip codes in the US along with their corresponding USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) data. There are many sites that seem to offer a zipcode lookup tool ...
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Archive of ZIP code changes

Each year, some (US) ZIP codes change. New codes are added, preferred and acceptable city names change, codes are sometimes deleted, or even swapped between two cities. Are there archives anywhere of ...
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Where can I find data by “census tract numbers”

I am using an API (To get crimes in city ) where I have found a field entitled "Census Tract Number" and am getting data formatted with (longitude, latitude, census tract number). What does this last ...
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Data mining for US demographics

Where can I get US population demographics data for various MSA (MSA level data)? An early response is appreciated.
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Why isn't RDF more popular within the private sector?

I've learned about the idea of storing data in the form of triples not too long ago. This is essentially what RDF allows and since I've started using this to model my data, I've never really looked ...
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Coding homework dataset

I would like to compare 25+ different coding (same programming language, if possible Java but other languages are fine too) implementations of the same homework. Where can I find such homework ...
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What do the summary files in the ACS FTP drive mean?

I am trying to get all available 1 and 3 yr American Community Survey data for New Orleans from the census. I am looking on the FTP drive at ftp2.census.gov in the folder /acs2012_1yr/summaryfile/...
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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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Where can I find data from released computer models?

I am looking for an open database containing information about released computer models. This information has to contain the Stock Keeping Unit (SKU) number, which is a unique ID for computers, and ...
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Collection of messy data [closed]

I'm looking for messy data files for practice/testing/training in data cleaning. Ideally, someone knows of a collection like there are for Machine Learning and other domains. But individual bad data ...
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Searching a proxy for monthly GDP

I am searching for a proxy for monthly GDP. The variable should be high correlated with GDP and available for most countries. 1980-2014 on a monthly basis would be nice. Do you have any suggestions?
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Looking for geo localization data of golf courses

I'm looking for free geo localization data of world wide golf courses. I can easily parse and store this information from several specialized websites... But I would like to find another way to get it ...
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Where can I find a large list of English books published in the last 50 years?

I need a dataset of books by title with their respective authors. I have tried the library of congress, but it seems as though you need a subscription to access its data? Are there any other website ...
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Language Similarity Heuristic

I'm looking for a matrix of language pairs that shows some measure of their similarity. My main issue is that I don't know of heuristics that work well across different writing styles. Wikipedia's ...
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VAT Rates of EU or better all Countries

In this Wikipedia Entry, there is a list of VAT rates ind EU countries and all other countries raising VAT. Is there a machine readable open source for such data? I have checked dbpedia but they do ...
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A database of drugs and their targets

Do you know if there is any free for commercial and non-commercial project database with drugs information and their targets? For example: Drug name: Paracetamol Chemical Formula: C8H9NO2 Target: ...
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Census data at every block level in US cities

I am trying to do a study about New York City. I need to know different information about every block level in New York. But I couldn't find updated information. I looked for specific information on ...
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Looking for prior work parsing NCDC's Integrated Surface Data

I recently started a project which involves ingesting the Integrated Surface Data provided by the National Climatic Data Center. When looking at the various datasets that are available from the NCDC, ...
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Seattle City Buildings Data Set

I am working on project where I need Seattle City Buildings Data Set. I found Building permits data set, this data set contains only buildings in the last 5 years. https://data.seattle.gov/Permitting/...
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Open Data: Dataset containing records of events throughout history?

I had an idea for a project, and I was wondering if there was a dataset somewhere that contained records of historical events - possibly with their start and end dates, the name of the event, and ...
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Analyst Estimates for Earnings on the S&P 500

I'm looking for a free an open source for Analyst Estimates for the S&P 500. If the name of the Analyst was include that would be great. Thank you
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Which namespace should be used for an open vocabulary published by a private organization?

If you want to contribute a Vocabulary to the LOD community but work for a (commercial) company, the question arises within which (DNS) domain you define the vocabulary/ ontology namespace URI/ IRI? ...
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Police car chase dataset

I'm looking for a dataset of police car (or motorbike) chases containing for each chase as many following labels as possible: date start time and end time start location and end location path taken ...
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Cynthia Wessell's Dictionary of Affect

Is Cynthia Wessell's dictionary of affect available as an open dataset? Looks like a it's closed-source executable (and $175) on the official website.
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Large French dataset for NLP (not formal, rather discussions/reviews)

What am I looking for ? I'm looking for a big dataset (at least a few GB) containing French text. This french text should not have too much quality (such as literature or encyclopedias). Why this ...
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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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Is there any public domain Controller Area Network trace data from a real vehicle?

I am developing an emulator for the Controller Area Network protocol in motor vehicles, and I am wondering if there is any openly available trace data for this application.
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Using Open Graph to see what comments are being made

I know that I can get the number of links shared from Facebook's Open Graph with something like this: http://graph.facebook.com?id=http://thanetstar.com/article/what-s-great-about-thanet-2 And I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“Official” list of business branches

I'm looking for some sort of list with all possible branches of business/employment. i.e. "Restaurant", "Hotel", "IT", "Bakery", "Fitness Centre", "School", "Insurance", etc. Preferably something ...
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Intelligence, Internet usage and Ip addresses [closed]

I was looking for information about - If intelligence predicts internet usage. A relation between IP addresses per capita versus GDP per capita. I'd greatly appreciate any sources or just raw data ...
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Full list of LinkedIn endorsements

Do LinkedIn share their full list of endorsements? Is there a similar dataset of work skills, technologies, abilities and interests?
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What is the amount of open data that is currently available over the web?

I'd like to know an estimated amount of open data over the web. This is required for a research proposal that I'm working on.
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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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Looking for a list of major cities of the world

Wikipedia has pages for containing a list of towns and cities with 100,000 or more inhabitants. I'd like this same data in machine readable format, with country and city names.
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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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