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AI Data

How to scrape images from the web

I’m interested in object detection and other computer vision tasks. For example, I’m working on a teddy-bear detector with my son. So, how do you quickly download images for a certain category? You can use this approach that I learned from a course on Udemy. In the above example, the crawler will find images in […]

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Data Web Scraping

How to get structured Wikipedia data via DBPedia

Wikipedia contains a wealth of knowledge. While some of that knowledge consists of natural language descriptions, a rich share of information on Wikipedia is encoded in machine-readable format, such as “infoboxes” and other specially formatted parts. An infobox is rendered as a table that you typically see on the right-hand side of an article. While […]

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Data Maps

Visualization of a social network based on the Danish music scene

En visualisering af et Københavnsk musik-offentligheds-netværk af facebooksider

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Data Systems

Linked Data: First Blood

Knowing a lot about something, makes me more prone to appraising its value. I unfortunately know very little about Linked data. For this reason, I’ve had a very biased and shamefully low opinion about the concept of linked data. I’ve decided to change this. A repository of linked data that I’ve recently taken an interest […]

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Data

Finding the haystack

Indtil denne sommer troede mange, at de kendte til sandheden om, at det er svært at finde nålen i høstakken. Kun de færreste vidste, at man har vendt ordsproget på hovedet i efterretningsverdenen. Her siger man, at »for at finde nålen, har vi brug for høstakken«. http://www.information.dk/471968

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Data Spatial stuff

Free geographical data: Installment 1

National Land Survey of Finland: http://www.maanmittauslaitos.fi/en/opendata Geoscience Australia: https://www.ga.gov.au/products/servlet/controller?event=DEFINE_PRODUCTS Ordnance Survey http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/products/os-opendata.html

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Data Spatial stuff

Free map tiles

Map Tile Sources Here is a list of free sources for map tiles. I’ll expand this list as I find more free tiles. Notice that some websites require an attribution. I’ll perhaps update this post with the attribution line for each. Stamen “Toner” World-wide, clean B/W theme

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Data Spatial stuff

Danish Government Basic Data program 2012-2016

The Agency for Digitisation in Denmark has just published their agenda for publication of so called “Basic Data”. The following page is in english: Good Basic Data for Everyone – a Driver for Growth and Efficiency