Posts by "Tobias Maasland"

Accessing the Open Data Portal Hamburg with Python

In a few tutorials which I tried was a very specific dataset being used – the NYC 311 calls dataset. 311 calls in NYC are some sort of support calls to easen the caller rate on the emergency number 911.

There are a lot of people calling this number over the time. The city of New York provides this anonymized caller data via its web page. I tried some stuff with it and liked the idea to work with „real“ data. Also, this dataset from 2010 to 2017 is about 9.5 GB in size – enough to play around with. In fact, I had to take a smaller one, representing only the year 2015 – still about 1.5 GB in size. This all is being provided in csv files.

So I wanted to find out if the city I currently live in, Hamburg, has some kind of data to play around with as well.
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