Dan Phiffer is a programmer and artist based in Brooklyn. He works on the data team at Mapzen and is an Impact Resident at Eyebeam.
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Grabbing Government Data Before It’s Destroyed
Reporting back from a recent emergency data-archiving event in NYCPosted on
Last Saturday morning, over 200 scientists, programmers, librarians, artists, students, and academics gathered for Data Rescue NYC to help archive at-risk scientific datasets. The event was the latest in a multi-city series organized by the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI), an international collaboration run by non-profits and academics working to support environmental government agencies.