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Messy Data

Stories from the city, stories from the cloud: an introduction to city open data portals in the United States

Most downloaded datasets from the City of Detroit’s Open Data Portal. https://data.detroitmi.gov/browse?&page=1
Search results for “national park” on the data.gov repository.
Yet again, I am very grateful for the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine
Chicago’s portal places on emphasis on categories of data. Their site also includes a carousel highlighting specific datasets and issues, such as Flu Shot Locations. Source: https://data.cityofchicago.org/
Saint Paul, Minnesota’s Open Data Portal contains a colorful set of button that lead to sub-groups of datasets, turorials, and the ability to suggest new datasets. Source: https://information.stpaul.gov/
Cities rated in the 2017 US Open Data Census. Source: http://us-city.census.okfn.org/
Number of datasets in open data portal for cities with top fifteen highest Census ratings.
Popular keywords for Seattle datasets
Popular keywords for Austin datasets
Popular keywords for Las Vegas datasets
Most downloaded datasets from the City of Detroit’s Open Data Portal. https://data.detroitmi.gov/browse?&page=1

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Exploring power + complexity + creativity in (feminist) data science

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Zoë Wilkinson Saldaña

Data librarian @ Cornell, practitioner of critical & feminist data science. White Latina. Cat mama. Pinball apprentice. Queer + trans! 🌈 She/her