Activity tagged “data”
GIS data from the MN DNR.
Heat maps, point clustering, etc. Built on top of Raphael.
A platform for storing, updating, and embedding time series analysis data. Complete with a (very good) API, OpenID support, nice looking graphs, etc. Really quite cool.
FiveThirtyEight has firmly wedged its way into the small list of sites I read obsessively.
TIGER/Line data in SHP format. Importing this into a GeoDjango site is easy-peasy.
This is why I love the Internet.
A slick algorithm to “fingerprint” text based on chains for words following stop words.
Really neat base class for doing presentation of tabular data in Django. Very well-done.
“Be warned, this is more detail than you'll ever want about the origins of the Star Wars Kid meme and how it spread. You don't care about this level of detail.”
New in Google Spreadsheets: publish a web form which submits data into your spreadsheet. This is completely brilliant. I can see this being incredibly useful. Yet another reason never to use Excel again.
“=importXML(“www.google.com”, “//a/@href”)” — wow.
Download airport data in XSL format.
A useful tool for finding out what's *really* going on when that flight's delayed.
KU's Institude for Policy and Social Research has a pretty good interface to a bunch of KS economic and social data going as far back as the 1890s.
KS campaign finance disclosure data.
National Bridge Inventory data from the FHA. 2000-2006 data; incredibly clean.
13 years of UN meeting minutes, searchable and databased.
Raw FEC disclosure data, from the horse's mouth.
Swivel gets some (awesome looking) competition.
The USDA's nutrition database package, available for download in various formats.
Nathan brings the flash-fu
Comprehensive baseball stats through 1984, free for nearly any use.
I can never find this when I want it.
“…like Google Maps for time-based information.” Holy crap this is cool.
“Complete batting and pitching statistics from 1871-2005. Plus fielding statistics, standings, team stats, managerial records, post-season data, and more.”
I should learn R
Great heatmap of property values
Databases of known ROMS