Tag: open data

Data-driven suicide prevention looks promising

According to a new study, an algorithm to help prevent suicide, and works like a cholesterol number works to prevent heart disease, holds hope for bringing down veteran suicide rates. From the New York Times (again!): In a study published Thursday in The American Journal of Public Health, researchers reported that a computer algorithm using hundreds of variables among millions…

Testify: Field trip to the Ohio Statehouse

We are proud to report that after a delayed start and the numerical progression of testimony (which is to say, Ohio House Bill 48 got heard before Ohio HB 130), OpenNEO, through Beth Sebian, provided testimony in support of  HB 130 (often referred to as the Data Ohio bill) before the Ohio House State Government Committee. Aligned as supporters and…

All in for open data in sports

In honor of Game 3 in the NBA Finals, here’s a round up of sports-related open data resources. First up is this list from the California State University at Northridge. It’s available at other library websites too. Open Source Sports describes itself as, “Massive sports databases for you to download.” While it’s got links to interesting information about women in…

This Week in Open

No droughts when it comes to open data news. Make sure you share This Week in Open to nurture the ecosystem and keep it healthy. Then others can sign up for the blog feed, follow us on Twitter or visit and like our Facebook page. Hacking got more journalistic love and we’re taking the show on the road to Columbus…