Data is everywhere, created and used by just about anyone. The days when companies or individuals had to pay significant sums of money to access useful and interesting datasets is long gone. Here is our top 20 list of the best free data sources available online.
1. Data.gov.uk the UK government’s open data portal including the British National Bibliography – metadata on all UK books and publications since 1950.
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“If you treat an individual as he is, he will stay as he is, but if you treat him as if he were what he ought to be and could be, he will become what he ought to be and could be." —JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE
The last few years I have been trying to get an handle on the field which encompasses analytics , big data, modeling, prediction, machine learning, algorithms , data mining techniques, rules, computational complexity, latency, data products, data engineering, statistical…Continue
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Case studies illustrated in the book…Continue