Data Anywhere Project: Hackathon Day Two

Data is available in bits publicly, but aggregated by companies that want to charge for it. Other data may be free in aggregate form, but not available for live query/access. This project aims to solve both problems, one data set

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Data Anywhere Project: Hackathon Day Two

Data is available in bits publicly, but aggregated by companies that want to charge for it. Other data may be free in aggregate form, but not available for live query/access. This project aims to solve both problems, one data set

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New #OccupyData Server!

We now have an #OccupyData server.  You can request an account here.  Also, feel free to email us if you’d like anything specific installed.

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New #OccupyData Server!

We now have an #OccupyData server.  You can request an account here.  Also, feel free to email us if you’d like anything specific installed.

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Money, Politics and Elections

The visualization, How is the vote being influenced?, was developed using data prepared for a Data Visualization class at Stanford, and Tableau, which employs a behind the scenes relational joining algorithm making it really to explore multi-dimensional data. The data consists of

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Money, Politics and Elections

The visualization, How is the vote being influenced?, was developed using data prepared for a Data Visualization class at Stanford, and Tableau, which employs a behind the scenes relational joining algorithm making it really to explore multi-dimensional data. The data consists of

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Software Tools

Google Doc containing our crowd-sourced list of software tools:

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Software Tools

Google Doc containing our crowd-sourced list of software tools:

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OccupyMosaic

OccupyMosaic is a site originally developed after the May Day 2012 day of action to show a visual narrative of the events that happened that day. The site uses a crawler to scrape data from the Twitter API, as well

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OccupyMosaic

OccupyMosaic is a site originally developed after the May Day 2012 day of action to show a visual narrative of the events that happened that day. The site uses a crawler to scrape data from the Twitter API, as well

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A Python toolbox to turn the internet into data

Getting useful information off the internet and onto your computer.

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A Python toolbox to turn the internet into data

Getting useful information off the internet and onto your computer.

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Software guides

Answering the question “how do I get started with X?”. Programming languages Python A good resource is “Learn Python the Hard Way“. Exercise 0 covers installing Python on Windows, GNU/Linux and OSX, and the (free!) book goes on through the

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Software guides

Answering the question “how do I get started with X?”. Programming languages Python A good resource is “Learn Python the Hard Way“. Exercise 0 covers installing Python on Windows, GNU/Linux and OSX, and the (free!) book goes on through the

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is the occupy movement getting more colorful?

post by srt0 and christo Occuprint.org collects and distributes posters inspired by Occupy movements all around the world.  For the May 18/19th hackathon, our group looked at Occuprint’s collection of almost 400 posters.  Our main aim was to explore possible

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is the occupy movement getting more colorful?

post by srt0 and christo Occuprint.org collects and distributes posters inspired by Occupy movements all around the world.  For the May 18/19th hackathon, our group looked at Occuprint’s collection of almost 400 posters.  Our main aim was to explore possible

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visualization: bankruptcy books at the Seattle Public Library

Matthew Willise is a Design and Technology MA student at the New School University. While he was unfortunately not in town to join us for the OccupyData Hackathon he did share this excellent visualization that he produced of bankruptcy related

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visualization: bankruptcy books at the Seattle Public Library

Matthew Willise is a Design and Technology MA student at the New School University. While he was unfortunately not in town to join us for the OccupyData Hackathon he did share this excellent visualization that he produced of bankruptcy related

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State and Space

We’re using the web service Topsy and a Ruby script to search for tweets that document police misconduct or benevolence, can be traced back to a specific officer, and are related to Occupy events. After cleaning the tweets of web

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State and Space

We’re using the web service Topsy and a Ruby script to search for tweets that document police misconduct or benevolence, can be traced back to a specific officer, and are related to Occupy events. After cleaning the tweets of web

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