Check out these abundant sources of free and open data.

 
Data.gov
Data.gov
Figure Eight (fka; CrowdFlower)
Figure Eight (fka; CrowdFlower)
Exversion
Exversion
Quora Large Dataset Listing
Quora Large Dataset Listing
Quandl
Quandl
KDnuggets Listing
KDnuggets Listing
National Renewable Energy Lab Data
National Renewable Energy Lab Data
Linked Data
Linked Data
Stanford Large Network Dataset Collection
Stanford Large Network Dataset Collection
NASA’s Data Portal
NASA’s Data Portal
R3Data.org
R3Data.org
DataHub
DataHub
Shop ethical
Shop ethical
WWF
WWF
Google Ngram
Google Ngram
Reddit Datasets Feed
Reddit Datasets Feed
US Census Data
US Census Data
World Values Survey
World Values Survey
Federal Reserve Economic Data
Federal Reserve Economic Data
Social Network Analysis Interactive Dataset Library
Social Network Analysis Interactive Dataset Library
Knoema
Knoema
Corporate Critic
Corporate Critic
 

 

Also, check out this AMAZING list on Github.

You can get information on more great free offerings for doing data science in my book, Data Science for Dummies.

Lillian Pierson, P.E.

Lillian Pierson is a CEO & data leader that supports data professionals to evolve into world-class leaders & entrepreneurs. To date, she’s helped educate over 1.3 million data professionals on AI and data science. Lillian has authored 6 data books with Wiley & Sons Publishers as well as 8 data courses with LinkedIn Learning. She’s supported a wide variety of organizations across the globe, from the United Nations and National Geographic, to Ericsson and Saudi Aramco, and everything in between. She is a licensed Professional Engineer, in good standing. She’s been a technical consultant since 2007 and a data business mentor since 2018. She occasionally volunteers her expertise in global summits and forums on data privacy and ethics.

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