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What License Should I Use for my Data?

If your data does not have any license terms, that means you retain all rights, and you do not authorize anyone to use, copy, distribute, share, combine, or make to changes or derivative works from it. The more open a license is, the higher the chance that others will...

Don’t Forget the License

Before starting my career in the tech world I managed art collections, physically and digitally. I studied Art History so I got a kick out of (i.e. was completely in awe of) handling Picassos or getting close enough to a Man Ray print to document its every physical...

The Incredible Challenge and Joy of Building the data.world Community

On July 11, 2016, we launched data.world to the public. Before that date, we were in stealth mode with only this quote on our home page: If the universe of data were suddenly made available, it would unleash the creativity of problem-solvers to combine different data...

Linking lobbyists and Chicago legislators

A collaboration between Data for Democracy and data.world Our final visualization. Read on to see how we made it! Bribery, extortion, and wire fraud. Those are the charges filed against Willie Cochran, a Chicago alderman accused of stealing “at least $30,000 from a...

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