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data.world Peace

Based on the article, “How data.world Wants to Unify the Data World.” In mid-August, staff from Knowledge@Wharton, the online journal for The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, published an article where they interviewed data.world co-founders, Brett Hurt and

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Eurosurveillance

Eurosurveillance is not what you think. It’s common nowadays, for individuals to assume malicious intent when we hear the word ‘surveillance’, and more often than not we aren’t wrong. But Eurosurveillance isn’t interested in European peoples’ personal lives, their friends

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Organizing Data for Accountability: The Washington Post Tracks Fatal Police Shootings in the U.S.

Beginning in 2015, the Washington Post has been compiling a database of fatal police shootings in the United States. According to their methodology, they have been combing through “local news reports, law enforcement websites and social media,” as well as

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Posted in Cataloging, Open Data, Research Projects, Uncategorized

Open Music Library Combines Free and Subscription Databases

This article talks about a new online music library ( OML) that combines open access and public domain content from contributors like Library of Congress (LC) and the British Library (BL), with for-fee content together. It won’t officially launch till 2017 and is

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