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Data.gov: Fostering Innovation Through Open Data

By   /  September 29, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Strategy News, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Tessa Berenson of Time recently wrote, “Dhanurjay ‘DJ’ Patil is the first ever Chief Data Scientist for the United States government, and he says the key to success is getting that data outside of where he works. ‘The best ideas are going to come from outside the federal system,’ Patil said Saturday […]

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List of Thousands of Public Data Sources

By   /  March 8, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A website called BigML (for Big Machine Learning) has compiled a great list of freely available public data sources.

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National Library of the Netherlands Releases 2 Large Datasets

By   /  December 10, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

An article out of OpenGLAM reports, “Last week, the National Library of the Netherlands (KB) has made two large datasets available.”

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Datasets Addition Promising Extension For Schema.Org

By   /  July 11, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A call for comments is out for a proposal for a ‘Datasets‘ addition to schema.org, via the W3C’s Web Schemas task force group that is used by the schema.org project to collaborate with the wider community. The proposal extending schema.org for describing datasets and data catalogs introduces three new types, with associated properties, as follows: […]

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Data.gov Celebrates Third Anniversary

By   /  May 22, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Today Data.gov celebrates its third anniversary.

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NYC BigApps 3.0 Calls for Submissions

By   /  October 17, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

NYC BigApps 3.0 has issued a call for submissions.

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Open PHACTS Demonstrates Preliminary Results from Last 6 Months

By   /  October 12, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

A video has been released demonstrating a lashup of Open PHACTS preliminary results over the last six months.

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Data Challenge: The Wikipedia Participation Challenge

By   /  June 30, 2011  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Kaggle has launched a new competition called the Wikipedia Participation Challenge. According to the challenge website, “This competition challenges data-mining experts to build a predictive model that predicts the number of edits an editor will make in the five months after the end date of the training dataset. The dataset is randomly […]

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Talis’s Kasabi Enters Public Beta

By   /  June 6, 2011  /  Big Data Conferences, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Education, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Kasabi, Talis’s linked data marketplace is now in public beta.

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