Public Data Devthon Pre-Event at Lamakaan

The event was titled ‘A presentation on Insights into Government Data & Information.’ Rakesh Dubbudu, founder of FACTLY spoke in detail about the opportunities and possibilities that Open Data offered in India. The event was attended by more than 35 participants who were excited to take home some important learnings and contribute to the Open Data movement. Rakesh started his talk by asking few questions to the audience, like: Q. […]

Interactive Data Visualizations

There is a huge amount of data in the public domain in India. Each government department has piles of data that they have been recording over the decades. Much of it is not digitized and considered useless. The has been an increase in the quantity and quality of data that has been collected over the years. But, unfortunately the majority of the population is not aware of the treasure that […]

Google Datasets to tinker around Data processing and Visaulizations

For the benefit of the community, Google has released various datasets over years of data collection & scaling and training corpora of public web pages. Some of them are, Co-occurrence of words for word n-gram model training Job queue traces from Google clusters 800M documents annotated with Freebase entities 40M disambiguated mentions in 10M web pages linked to Wikipedia entities Human-judged corpus of binary relations about Wikipedia public figures Wikipedia […]