It's always a tough question to answer, "What are the best open datasets from the government?" People generally understand the value of things like weather and GPS data, but if the question is from an experienced health care or energy entrepreneur, they are looking for something much more specific. To be really compelling the data has to be highly relevant, accessible through a technology like an application programming interface (API), or just simply new. A quick glance at sites like Data.gov or science.gov demonstrate that the U.S.
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