More! Just for Fun

In need of some curious datasets for teaching or demonstration purposes? Here are some ideas for you!

“Awesome Public Datasets”
Nice listing of publicly available datasets.Data is Plural Data Archive
The Data Is Plural newsletter is a fun listing of interesting datasets. Could be useful if you just need some data to “play” with.

FiveThiryEight shares the data and code behind their stories.

FlowingData Data Sources
“Have fun and play with some numbers.” ┬áThis blog points to all kinds of interesting resources out there: Iowa liquor sales data, data on people who went to ER for wall-punching, and campaign finance reform are just a few examples.

UC-Irvine Machine Learning Repository
The UC-Irvine Machine Learning Reposity is a collection of over 400 datasets for the machine learning community.