Data And Analysis For Civic and Social DevelopmentThe San Diego Regional Data Library works with nonprofits, governments and journalists to answer data driven questions
Water Quality Data Project
Help build a water quality data repository for exploring one of our most important environmental issues. We’ll be collecting data to create statistical analyses and try to predict beach closures. See the announcement post for details.
Project Management Intern
The Data Library is recruiting a project management intern for a paid summer position. See the position posting for how to apply.
Visit the Knowledge Base for detailed analysis of social issues, with downloadable Jupyter notebooks.
Big Data Hackathon on Oct 3 at 9AM at SDSU! On October 3, the Center for Human Dynamics in the Mobile Age will host a Big Data Hackathon at San Diego State University. Contestants will use data analysis and programming to solve civic problems related to water...read more
Finally, our legislators are getting below the surface of the Open Data issue and addressing one of the deeper plains: Open Data is nearly useless when it is delivered in PDF. To address this problem, our very own Brian Maienschein (well, the inland "us" ) has...read more
We completed our 2015 Data Contest with final presentations and winners at the awards ceremony on Tuesday. Here are the winners and their presentations: UCSD MAS Data Science, Time and Space Analysis of Food Distribution Presentation Narrative irHacker, California...read more
We completed the 2015 SDSU Data Contest on Saturday, with a fantastic collection of excellent submissions. The Judges are reviewing them now, but until you learn the winners at the Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, you can see all of the submissions here. Everyone is...read more
Here is the schedule for the data contest hangouts this week. The next one is Monday at noon, and will present tips on accessing data from the Ambry databases. We'll be broadcasting these events via Hangouts on Air. Visit our Google+ Page to attend the...read more
The SDSU Data Contest Kickoff is tomorrow! Better register if you haven't already. Here are all of the last minute details. Time and Location: Petersen Gym, SDSU, Room 153, 1:00 PM Parking: Parking Structure 5 ( PS5 ) Full Schedule. Before: Register for the contest...read more
To get ready for the Data Contest, you'll want to ensure that your laptop already has installed on it all of the tools you'll need. There is a set of tools that we use in most of our programs, and it will serve as a good base for your contest toolkit. These tools are:...read more
The SDSU / Data Library Data Contest has teamed up with UCSD, Python User Group and several Data Science User's groups to now offer a full day event with two morning tutorials (R and Python) a mid-day exhibition with many Data Science projects and software demos, an...read more
The Student Data Contest is in less than two weeks, so it's time to get your tools ready. If you are a student and want a shot at $2,100 in prizes, signup for the contest. One of the best tools available for quickly visualizing data is Tableau, and best of all, if...read more
Probably the most common statistic that people deal with is the average, which can often be a good approximation of the typical or general case. However, there are many cases where the average fails, and the most extreme example I've seen in recent data is lawyers'...read more