[ml] [Noisebridge-discuss] ML meetup: sociological datasets (Thursday 1/19 @ 6:30pm)

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Fri Jan 20 01:13:46 UTC 2012

I suspect I'm going to be dealing with some other social engineering
challenges of NB this evening, so I'm going to say if you're coming to
soceng, hitch a ride on Mike's event -- I'll be in the space, but
probably running around and talking with people in huddled corners.


On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 6:03 PM, Mike Schachter
<mschachter at eigenminds.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone!
> I'm keen on restarting the machine learning
> meetups this year. Here's our wiki page for
> the uninitiated:
> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Machine_Learning
> My focus on data this year will be sound
> and government&census data, and applications
> relevant to Noisebridge itself.
> Sound because I work with brain cells in the auditory
> system, and government data because there's
> a potential treasure trove of very relevant machine
> learning applications for data accessible online,
> with potential to for helping our crumbling democracy
> and such.
> So this Thursday, 6:30pm, in either the Church
> or Turing room, come over and help me brainstorm
> some ideas for datasets to work with. Next week
> I'm going to teach a workshop on Random Forests
> in R.
> Some sites with datasets I'm looking through:
> http://fec.gov/
> http://www.opensecrets.org/
> opengovernment.org
> http://thomas.loc.gov
> http://openstates.org/
> http://www.votesmart.org/
> http://www.opencongress.org/
> http://www.govtrack.us/
> http://www.census.gov
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