Riding with the Stars: Passenger Privacy in the NYC Taxicab Dataset – Research edit / delete

An example of why anonymising your data *properly* is important.

to anonymisation data ethics new-york privacy taxi ... on 13 March 2015

Togaware: Hands-On Data Science with R edit / delete

A course on data mining and related techniques using R.

to data data-mining r statistics ... on 13 March 2015

Vinyl Data | Kempa.com edit / delete

Hidden data tracks on 80s albums. The Spectrum was popular.

to data modem music retrocomputing spectrum vinyl ... on 09 February 2015

British Library: Free Data Services edit / delete

The BL catalogue available in convenient formats (note it's also downloadable from archive.org). I should make ALMS use this as a source; it can't possibly be worse than Amazon's data!

to bibliography books british-library data library xml ... on 01 July 2014

SciPy Cookbook edit / delete

With lots of handy guides for scientific data processing with Python. A good starting point.

to analysis data matplotlib plotting python science scipy statistics ... on 28 April 2014

matplotlib: python plotting — Matplotlib 1.3.1 documentation edit / delete

Having had a play with this, I can see why everyone's so enthusiastic about it. It even has an XKCD mode.

to data graph plotting python software statistics ... on 28 April 2014

PyTables - Getting the most *out* of your data edit / delete

"PyTables is a package for managing hierarchical datasets and designed to efficiently and easily cope with extremely large amounts of data." Might be overkill for my temperature sensors!

to data database python statistics ... on 28 April 2014

The British National Bibliography edit / delete

Interesting for two reasons: you can download their complete list of book records (which would be handy for my "alms" tool), and they have a weekly new books listing, so you can see what books have just come out in the UK...

to bibliography books data library publishing ... on 24 October 2013

Rail Industry Data | data.atoc.org edit / delete

Handy index of public data from the UK rail industry.

to data rail trains transport ... on 22 January 2012

Latest News — Code, Analysis, Repository and Modelling for e-Neuroscience edit / delete

Fiona pointed at this project as an example of trying to come up with open standards for scientific data.

to cosmos data language-design open-science science ... on 16 May 2011

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