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100 Interesting Data Sets for Statistics

Sat, 06/07/2014 - 08:05 -- rprice

archive of 216,930 past Jeopardy questions last words of every Texas inmate executed since 1984 data on prisoners, including information about “their current offense and sentence, criminal history, family background and personal characteristics, prior drug and alcohol use and treatment programs, gun possession and use, and prison activities, programs, and services” the Enron corpus. It contains more than half a million emails from about 150 users, mostly senior management of Enron, organized into folders.

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How Online Mapmakers Are Helping the Red Cross Save Lives in the Philippines - Robinson Meyer - The Atlantic

Fri, 11/15/2013 - 13:40 -- rprice

they will be helped by an incredible piece of technology, a worldwide, crowd-sourced humanitarian collaboration made possible by the Internet. What is it? It’s a highly detailed map of the areas affected by super typhoon Haiyan, and it mostly didn’t exist three days ago, when the storm made landfall. Since Saturday, more than 400 volunteers have made nearly three quarters of a million additions to a free, online map of areas in and around the Philippines.

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President Barack Obama: Entrepreneurs will create new apps from government data - Orlando Business Journal

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 17:24 -- rprice

the president issued an executive order that requires that data generated by government agencies be made available to the public in open, machine-readable formats when information systems are replaced or modernized. The White House hopes that entrepreneurs will use this data for new applications, just like what happened decades ago when weather data and the Global Positioning System was made accessible to the public.

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CUGIR

Tue, 02/05/2013 - 14:50 -- rprice

CUGIR is an active online repository in the National Spatial Data Clearinghouse program. CUGIR provides geospatial data and metadata for New York State, with special emphasis on those natural features relevant to agriculture, ecology, natural resources, and human-environment interactions. In order to provide the best possible access to geospatial data for New York State, CUGIR coordinates its activities with those of the New York State GIS Clearinghouse.

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Web Lab

Fri, 07/27/2012 - 16:19 -- rprice

Through 5 interactive Chrome Experiments, Web Lab explores the extraordinary workings of the internet. Each experiment explores and demonstrates a different web theme. Worldwide visitors both online and offline will be able to play live music together, launch data into cyberspace and trace where images on the web actually live, see how robots can see people, and get teleported to unexpected places all over the world.

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Open Internet of Things Assembly | June 16 & 17th 2012, London

Fri, 07/06/2012 - 00:07 -- rprice

We, the undersigned, believe that the class of technologies currently described as the “Internet of Things” has genuine potential to deliver value, meaning, insight, and fun as well as a totalitarian control society. [Some words about potential to support evidence-based policy, catalyze the emergence of self-aware publics, and enhance the specifically political agency of human users.]

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