Interesting Data Sets

Cool data sources you can use if you want to learn on something other than the training data set.

Some entertaining datasets

Million Song Database
http://labrosa.ee.columbia.edu/millionsong/pages/getting-dataset

Wide mix of data sets

Iowa publishes state liquor sales

If you are an R user, you can find many classic datasets using this command.

library(help = 'datasets')

It includes all the classics, like the iris dataset from Fisher and the mtcars dataset used in countless examples nowadays.

Other good places for data

Data Is Plural: A weekly newsletter of useful/curious datasets

Datasets for Data Geeks: http://www.datasets.co/

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