DATAFEST 2014 – Opening Data for others to Mine

DATAFEST 2014 – Opening Data for others to Mine – LA NACION and Austral University (Data Mining Masters and Communications School)

Introduction

On October 31 and November 1st, 2014, La Nación and Austral University (Faculties of Communication and Engineering (Data Mining)  carried out the third edition of Datafest, the first event in the country for opening, mining and visualizing public data, which gathered more than 300 participants per day.  This event is aimed to promote the use of public information, no matter what format it´s in.  LA NACION Data team prepares and opens data specially for it, including data dictionaries to explain each dataset and it´s sources. This is summarized as links to different datasets in this link 

but also available in our Open Data Catalog for other to download, embed  or access through our API  here.

The Nacional and City of Buenos Aires governments presented new datasets available in open data format, and LNData team presented and explained other datasets tranformed from PDFs and opened as raw materials for data miners.

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