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Where to get usa coastline/shoreline data

There are actually a lot of sources for this, and some sources have multiple products. This chart on NOAA breaks it down These sites are pretty difficult to navigate, and I'm unsure of your ...
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How can I register a new API key for api.data.gov programatically?

On the USDA Food Composition Database page you posted, there's a form to create an account via their website. That form submits a HTTP POST message to the following link: https://api.data.gov/api-...
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Where do I find data of all companies in this world?

Open Corporates is the largest public database of corporations in the world; they have a slew of data/apis/etc. Open Corporates EDIT: I'm not 100% on how to use Open Corporates, but after a quick ...
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US House Sale Data

Historical graph of US new housing starts. It measures the building of new houses. Which isn't as telling as it used to be because in some cases, in some areas, it's cheaper to build a brand new house ...
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Is there a dataset for the Federal congressional voting record?

GovTrack has congressional voting records data. Including in bulk, JSON files https://www.govtrack.us/developers/data
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Mapping PUMA Codes to TIGER/line shapefiles

There are 4 variables you are leaving out of the shapefile that was imported to R. STATEFP10 is the 2-digit FIPS code for the state. PUMACE10 is the 5-digit FIPS code for the 2010 PUMA within a state....
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How can I register a new API key for api.data.gov programatically?

We have set a rate limit of 1000 requests/hr per IP rather than key. Our documentation now reflects this change.
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Are the API keys on data.gov considered sensitive?

There are some API limits tied to a specific API key. If a third-party used your key, their calls would effect how many calls you can make.
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Where to get usa coastline/shoreline data

This is just to share whereas you may benefit from it if needed. I found the data at last at NOAA Shoreline Data Explorer system. So to my knowledge there are three versions of the usa coastaline ...
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Data set for Mcdonalds

Don't know if this will be of interest to you, but some of the datasets related to McDonald's on Quandl include the following: News Sentiment History for McDondald's corp: https://www.quandl.com/...
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How does the U.S. government prioritize open data gathering?

This answer is different across many cities. From my personal experience in working with some municipalities (so I can not speak for every location) much of the city's data is collected at this point. ...
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US House Sale Data

Quandl has some free real estate data: The Zillow database shows home prices and rents by size, type and tier, housing supply, demand and sales etc: https://www.quandl.com/data/ZILL The National ...
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US House Sale Data

The property appraisers from each county are able to provide this data. Additionally, this previous answer had some information: Looking for home sale data Taken from this post (How to construct a ...
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What are some good databases of wind speed and direction to use as training data for machine learning?

You can download wind data in many different temporal resolutions from the Weather Underground, wunderground.com. To get the data from Berlin-Tegel Airport TXL, I can do https://www.wunderground.com/...
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How can I register a new API key for api.data.gov programatically?

I've asked the team at api.data.gov to respond.
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How can I register a new API key for api.data.gov programatically?

api.data.gov doesn't actually support end users programmatically creating API keys at this time. Sorry for the mixup (technically the API exists, as Anthony Joseph's answer points out, but this is ...
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Vehicle crash Data for all states in USA

Not aware any API, but these resources aren't PDFs; can most likely scrape/automate accessing these datasets: CrashStats - National Center for Statistics and Analysis (NCSA) Motor Vehicle Traffic ...
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How do i collect mult temporal satelite imagery?

Sentinel-2 provides repeat passes of most of the Earth's surface.
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Alternation ("OR") searching

AFAIK, at least one : should be used in order to enable advanced search on CKAN: https://catalog.data.gov/dataset?q=title:abracadabra+OR+crime+OR+court+OR+justice+OR+pretrial
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State government data collection system

Each state in the US runs their governments differently; while there may be similarities and/or overlap between them, I'm going to go ahead and say that there are 50 different versions of who collects ...
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Is there any state wise and quarterly downloadable US economic data apart from GDP?

Try the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW). I work for this part of BLS. QCEW provides employment and wage data by industry at the county, MSA, State, and national levels. Go to http://...
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Where do I find data of all companies in this world?

1) A lot of data is kept secret and is not open. It will be from official sources and also user contributed 2) Many networks offer API access though so (within limits) you don't need the entire ...
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USA census historical demographic data

The NHGIS at the Minnesota Population Center / Univ of Minnesota is probably the most comprehensive source for historical US Census data - it has the complete summary data for each census going back ...
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Trying to locate US Census Shapefiles for all MSA's (Metropolitan & Micropolitan Statistical Areas)

The Census Bureau publishes shapefiles for aggregate metropolitan areas (based on county boundaries) in a couple of places. Each of these areas has a 5-digit Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) ID and ...
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Data Standards for Campaign Finance

Political Disclosure Standard Electronic Reporting Format (PDSERF) is one such example. It may very well constitute the first such format. Question and Answer on DBA.StackExchange Github project with ...
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How does the U.S. government prioritize open data gathering?

I do not think there is a definitive answer for this; not that it doesn't exist, rather because no one in government has that much oversight/incite to give you a complete overview/opinion. The ...
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Data set for Mcdonalds

Statista has a number of datasets about McDonald's, you can cherry pick through here: Statistics and facts on McDonald's
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What is a "featured site" in the context of open data?

While open government initiatives are often led by governments and their agencies, non-governmental groups are participating in open government programs. Resources: https://www.whitehouse.gov/open ...
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Where to get usa coastline/shoreline data

Digital Coast by NOAA, is the NOAA's Office of Coastal Management, has that data, and much, much more, as Digital Coast is NOAA's authoritative data registry for coastal/shoreline data.
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