Microsoft Big Data Hackathon Resources

Data sets ThinkData Works Data sets: http://namara.io/#/ The site consolidates data from open.data.ca, Statistics Canada, Provincial Data sources, GoodLife Fitness, SpotCrime and others.  Here are the links to a few datasets of interest: Category Details Demographics   ·       Ward profiles: http://namara.io/#/display/8f403324-dcd4-4f3a-9838-f14171b1337a ·       Well being Toronto:  http://namara.io/#/display/d7bc1cda-f93c-4886-92d2-431962cb18f6 ·       Labour force survey estimates (lfs), by sex and…


Big Data Hackathon in Vancouver

The event is over. Please find the event presentations and resources here. Prize winners: – Data Modelling: Vancouver Crime Analysis by team Droptable UBC – Data Visualization: Reflex Math Analytics by team Synergy         You’re invited! The Microsoft Big Data Hackathon is your opportunity to hack for a good cause.  Assemble a…


BIG Data Hackathon in Mississauga

The event is over! Congratulations to the winners! Data Modelling Prize winner: Ontario Parking Ticket Revenue Forecaster project   Data Visualization Prize winner: Parking Tickets and Air Flights project Please find the event resources here. __________________________________________   You’re invited! The Microsoft Big Data Hackathon is your opportunity to hack for a good cause.  Assemble a…