Democratizing Data On A Shoestring Budget

Democratizing Data On A Shoestring Budget
technology

Peter Warden, best known for his work analyzing the relationships between over 220 million Facebook users, now sets his sights on a more civic-oriented project.

Timothy Ryan, PSFK Labs
  • 25 march 2011

Peter Warden has put together a collection of free, open-source tools that can be used to cull massive amounts of data on essential information such as location. The “Data Science Toolkit” can turn street addresses into coordinates, extract text from PDFs, Word Documents, Excel Spreadsheets, and various images, filter geographic locations from news articles, and determine political districts based on neighborhood information.

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