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Hjalmar Gislason
Works at DataMarket
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Ok, Google has finally enabled Google+ for Google Apps users, so the real me is: https://plus.google.com/u/0/104708740769912272716/ - This account won't be used any longer...
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DataMarket just released a packace for #rstats, rdatamarket - easily fetch any data from DataMarket.com in R
rdatamarket: Data access API for DataMarket.com. Fetches data from DataMarket.com, either as timeseries in zoo form (dmseries) or as long-form data frames (dmlist). Metadata including dimension struct...
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"Climategate" data now available on DataMarket.com. 5000 weather stations, 300+ years: http://data.is/nLqoZ0
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Facebook will revolutionize online media when they enable micropayments for "likes" on web content. Only a matter of time
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Having said that, there will be a huge conglomerate in the middle handling the cash transfers... :P you can't win them all.
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Check out DataMarket's #rstats package, rdatamarket. Access to data from dozens of data providers, including UN, Eurostat and World Bank directly in R
This one is for the R users among you — we know there are plenty! You can pull any data from DataMarket directly into your R session using the rdatamarket package. And it's so simple! Here's h...
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For the data visualization types: Why we stick to Protovis...
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These are examples from D3's library: http://mbostock.github.com/d3/
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had a small "nerdgasm" when SVN-commiting a DocBook file and receiving a PDF-book in a familiar O'Reilly-format :)
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Staying curious. Entrepreneur, data nerd, founder of DataMarket.com
Introduction
Hjalmar is a technology enthusiast and entrepreneur, currently working on his fourth startup - DataMarket (http://datamarket.net/). Previously Hjalmar founded social bookmarking and search technology company Spurl, a mobile software company called Maskina (now Vyke) and a casual gaming company called Lon&Don.

Hjalmar has written numerous articles on computers, technology and the internet for local and international media and is a regular commentator on IT related topics in Icelandic media.
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  • Menntaskólinn að Laugarvatni
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Founder and CEO
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  • DataMarket
    Founder and CEO, present
  • Já, Síminn, Spurl, Maskina, Gagarin, Lon&Don
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Iceland