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Panama Papers data to be released in May

The ICIJ has just announced that it will make its Panama Papers investigation data freely available via a searchable database.


From Computing Clerks to Androids: Two bits on the material lives of social data in India

Sandeep Mertia looks at the history of data collection in India and how the conditions have changed over time.



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UN-Habitat Urban Data Portal

Free and open access to data about countries and cities around the globe.

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UK Tech Landscape: Where do they Meetup?

Capturing relational and network data from tech Meetup data.


CNN Politics App: Election data at your fingertips

A data driven election platform built specifically for mobile.

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