02 Sep 11

Most people use this web site to get information about a particular number sequence. If you are a new visitor, then you might ask the database if it can recognize your favorite sequence, if you have one.

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14 May 11

Protovis composes custom views of data with simple marks such as bars and dots. Unlike low-level graphics libraries that quickly become tedious for visualization, Protovis defines marks through dynamic properties that encode data, allowing inheritance, scales and layouts to simplify construction.

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29 Apr 11

This is an open source project that helps you collect all of your personal data, from wherever it is, into one place, and then lets you do really awesome stuff with it.

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30 Mar 11

OpenTSDB is a distributed, scalable Time Series Database (TSDB) written on top of HBase. OpenTSDB was written to address a common need: store, index and serve metrics collected from computer systems (network gear, operating systems, applications) at a large scale, and make this data easily accessible and graphable.

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08 Nov 10

“I was able to compile the HN database. I’m making it available for download through bittorrent for the community to use. It’s in XML format. As of November 7, 2010 there are 1,707,850 items in the database, which covers most of what’s on HN. There’s a few missing items, mostly deeply nested comments — this will be fixed in time. “

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17 Oct 09

mycrocosm is a web service that allows you to share snippets of information from the minutiae of daily life in the form of simple statistical graphs

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