Gifts to Federal Employees 2009-2016
Here you can find the XML file detailing all gifts to USA Federal Employees from Foreign Government Sources in the period 2009-2016 (Obama’s presidency).
The information here has originally been collected by the Office of the Chief of Protocol, as required by Section 7342(f) of Title 5, United States Code, as added by Section 515(a)(1) of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 1978 (Pub. L. 95-105, August 17, 1977, 91 Stat. 865) and published by the Federal Register
The original data from the Federal Registry has not not been changed for content but has been re-formatted by Angus A. A. Mol. It is made available via his website under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
The scripts we will use in class 4 to inspect this information can be found here.
The scripts we will use in class 5 to further manipulate this information can be found here.
The SQLite scripts we will use in class 6 can be found here.
The Python + SQLITE scripts we will use in class 6 can be found here.
String for Pythex practice (class 5)
36″ × 28″ framed facsimile letter to Abraham Lincoln, dated June 4, 1863, from Henry Parks and the people of Sydney, Australia. Billiards cue made of American and Australian wood in carrying case. Rec’d—1/19/2016. Est. Value—$515.00. Disposition—National Archives and Records Administration
White linen set, hand-knit in the Ao po’i Paraguayan style, including large table cloth, two small table coverings, apron and napkins. Rec’d—1/28/2016. Est. Value—$560.00. Disposition—National Archives and Records Administration
Three bottles of Italian wine and carrier box, Florence-made, of maple and burgundy leather, with a reproduction of the lithograph The Montecavallo Square by Philippe Benoise. Rec’d—2/8/2016. Est. Value—$667.00. Disposition—National Archives and Records Administration. Wine handled pursuant to U.S. Secret Service policy
Silver betel set comprised of a box and four cups. Rec’d—2/15/2016. Est. Value—$1,150.00. Disposition—National Archives and Records Administration
Chocolate Data Practical
Empty table (download)
ID,Chocolate,Taste,Texture,Color,Cacao%,Price,Valuation 1,,,,,,, 2,,,,,,, 3,,,,,,, 4,,,,,,, 5,,,,,,,
Angus’ Sample Data (download)
Import comma separated value files (CSVs) into Excel, Google Sheets, or Numbers? Check this (non-Course) guide here.
Rawgraphs.io result here.
Foreign Gifts to Barack Obama
The zip file below contains information on all the gifts presented to Barack Obama during his presidency, including who and what was given. The data originally derives from the U.S.A. Federal Register (see an example below). Where otherwise indicated in the meta-data file included in the zip, the content of the original information has not been changed. However, data has been cleaned and categorized. It furthermore includes additional data, the sources of which have been outlined in the meta-data file.
Version for Assignment 1
Foreign Gifts to Barack Obama 2009-2016 zip file (version 1.1)
Version for Assignment 2
Foreign Gifts To Barack Obama 2009-2016 with Hillary Clinton Sample zip file (version 1.2)
Facebook Ego-network of Individual 107
Edgelist data representing the ego-network of individual 107 in Tab-delimited text format. This data is part of a larger Facebook data-set that is provided on Stanford’s Large Network Dataset Collection. Please refer to the original source when using or sharing this data.
An edgelist file in Tab-delimited text format that allows to visualize a directed embassy network (i.e. a country is linked to another if it has an embassy there).
The data was crawled from Wikipedia’s List of Diplomatic Missions. Please note that the files only contains information on embassies, not consulates or missions by proxy.
This data-set was created by Angus A. A. Mol and is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.
Best of Steam
CSV data (tab delimited) of a subset based on the highest valued games by users of a database that collects all Steam games and their tags.
This data-set was created by Angus A. A. Mol, using the publicly accessible SteamSpy API, and is available under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license.
Florentine Family Networks
Florentine Families (Padgett Data)
Discussion of the data-set, including a description of its sources, and a tutorial that will teach you visone-based network analysis and visualization can be found in this PDF.
Please reference original source and research when making use or sharing this data.