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Tagging the World's publicdata

SignpostThere's a surprising amount of publicly available data on the web — government statistics, economic information, sports data, etc. And lots of it is in good ol' fashioned CSV files ripe for analysis.

Jon Udell has recently begun tracking this kind of data using del.icio.us and has asked anyone who is so inclined to follow along. All you have to do to join in the fun is tag your bookmark publicdata.

With Kirix Strata™, we've been interested in identifying public data sources as well and have been jotting bookmarks down as we've come across them. We're quite pleased to finally have a useful, publicly available place to put them:


We've only added a few to start with, but you'll see more added in the coming weeks.

Got any good publicdata to share?

2 Responses to “Tagging the World's publicdata”

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    […] may remember one of our earlier quests on this blog related to tagging the world's public data. We're still eagerly add and tag publicly available data sets when we find […]

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    […] mention was the great publicdata tag archive still happening on Delicious that we talked about many moons ago. Make sure to check that out too if you are looking for some good public data […]


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