Civic Data Wrangling: in R and on data.world

Civic Data Wrangling: in R and on data.world

Originally posted on RViews One of the most valuable things I have learned working on Data for Democracy’s Medicare drug spending project has been the value of collaborative tools. It has been my first in-depth experience using Github collaboratively, for one, but it...
Advanced SQL

Advanced SQL

The response to the introduction of SQL at data.world has been really amazing. In a short time, SQL has become one of the primary ways that users interact with data, whether through the query UI, or through our API integrations (Python, R, Java). In response, we...
On Discovering Data

On Discovering Data

OK… I’ll say it. Data discovery is broken. At data.world, we focus deeply on first-mile data problems like discovery, exploration, collaboration, and joining. With well over 18 million open datasets out there today, finding the perfect data for your project or...
Try this: Frictionless data.world

Try this: Frictionless data.world

A big part of our mission at data.world is to bring down barriers to data access — and in that spirit we are big fans of what the folks at Open Knowledge International are doing with Frictionless Data. In particular, the Tabular Data Package specification defines a...