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http://www.datamob.org

Datamob aims to show, in a very simple way, how public data sources are being used.

Their listings emphasize the connection between data posted by governments and public institutions and the interfaces people are building to explore that data.

  • MediaWiki API

    Offsite — Programmatically access websites running on MediaWiki wiki software, including Wikimedia Foundation sites like Wikipedia, which are licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. In active development.
  • Metafilter Infodump

    Offsite — Collection of data culled from the Metafilter community weblog database: stats on Metafilter posts, comments, tags, favorites and users. ASCII text.
  • Mobile Commons Legislative Lookup API

    Offsite — Database that matches latitude and longtitude with the U.S. congressional and state legislators for that location. Available as an API and as a standalone Rails application for download under an MIT License. By Mobile Commons.
  • MONDIAL database

    Offsite — Geographical database compiled from the CIA World Factbook and other sources. RDF, XML and other formats.
  • MusicBrainz

    Offsite — Community music metadatabase.
  • National Bridge Inventory Data

    Offsite — Data on 600,000 U.S. bridges. ASCII text.
  • National Bureau of Economic Research

    Offsite — Large collection of datasets on the American economy.
  • National Center for Education Statistics

    Offsite — Tables and figures on education in the U.S., including state-specific tables. Downloadable in Microsoft Excel format.
  • National Center for Health Statistics Data Warehou

    Offsite — Downloadable data on U.S. health topics including vital statistics, aging, immunization, health care and nutrition.
  • National Climatic Data Center Data Directory

    Offsite — World’s largest active archive of weather data. Not all the data is free if you’re not in school, in the military or working for the government. ASCII text.
  • Neighborhood Knowledge Los Angeles (NKLA) Data

    Offsite — Data on tax-delinquent properties and demographic information in Los Angeles, offered to help prevent housing conditions from deteriorating.
  • Netflix Prize

    Offsite — “The Netflix Prize seeks to substantially improve the accuracy of predictions about how much someone is going to love a movie based on their movie preferences.” Register to download the dataset.
  • Network Datasets Compiled by Alex Arenas

    Offsite — A collection of network datasets on email interchange, jazz musician collaboration and more.
  • Network Datasets Compiled by Mark Newman

    Offsite — A collection of network datasets drawn from studies of human social networks, dolphin social networks, works of literature, power grids, books, blogs and more. Compiled by Mark Newman, professor of physics at the University of Michigan.
  • New York City Baby Name Data

    Offsite — Two CSV files available for download: all New York City baby names dating back to 1920, and New York City baby names broken down by ethnicity, dating back to 1990. Data supplied by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, compiled by Jennifer 8. Lee for the New York Times City Room Blog.
  • New York City Property Sales

    Offsite — Property sales reported by the New York City Department of Finance. Data is updated monthly and published in Microsoft Excel format.
  • New York City Sign Permit Actions

    Offsite — Applications for sign permits in New York City. Published by the New York City Department of Buildings in Microsoft Excel format.
  • New York City Subway Ridership, 1905-2006

    Offsite — Download a spreadsheet containing the annual registrations, or recorded entries, at each station in the New York City Metropolitan Transit Authority subway system from 1905-2006. Posted by Michael Frumin.
  • New York Times Congress API Ruby Wrapper with Cong

    Offsite — An easy Ruby wrapper for the New York Times Congress API. Also provides a command shell called Congresh for interacting with the API directly. Available for download under an MIT License.submitted by: Patrick Ewing
  • New Zealand Hansard

    Offsite — Text of New Zealand parliamentary debates. No developer-friendly download options; HTML parsing required.