Data for Social Development
The San Diego Regional Data Library works with nonprofits, governments and journalists to answer data driven questions
The Data Repository holds data packages for a wide variety of topics, and larger collections for Education and Urban Planning
Learn to map homelessness and compare to crime and pedestrian traffic, with Python and Pandas.
42,000 geographic positions for homeless sleepers in Downtown San Diego, over 62 months.
The San Diego Data Library is building a detailed data set about Downtown homelessness using 5 years of hand-marked paper maps. The conversion process is human-powered, and we need you help to finish the conversion. When we are finished, we will have…
I’ll be presenting at the Data Engineering Meeting tonight, Thursday 5 Sept, on the topic of how the Data Library uses the Metatab data packaging system for processing the data we use in analysis. You can download the presentation.
Use your Computer Vision skills to tackle homelessness. The Data Library is currently running a data project to convert 5 years of monthly homelessness person locations from scanned paper maps to a geographic dataset. The bulk of the work involves volunteers manually…
Over the summer we’ve been working on a project to digitize maps of homeless person counts that have been collected over the last 5 years by the Downtown San Diego Partnership. We now have partial results for three neighborhoods, with data positions…