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Regression Disconuity Design (RDD) fixed effects multiple cutoffs

With a RDD that has multiple cutoffs and fixed effects by individual, is there an R package that can be used to either 'normalise' or provide relevant propensity score weights? Bertanha "Regression ...
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Stop logging to files. But what system to choose?

Logging to files works since the unix epoch 1970. I think it is time for a change. My reasons: rotating files is a pain: Server needs to get reloaded after rotating ... logging structured data ...
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Online data-entry interface for coding

Our research project is going to code some 20,000 documents on 10-15 variables, such as topic, type, and so on. Coding is going to be done mainly by RAs. We would like to streamline the coding and ...
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Backup/restore data multiple sets of data for selected Android apps

I'm seeking recommendations for an Android app that will backup/restore data for selected apps and maintain multiple versions of the data. The paid version of Titanium Backup does this, but I'm ...
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Software for auto parts management

My name is Adrian. We own a second hand car parts store. We buy cars, disassemble them, and sell them by the piece. At the current moment all the prices are, unfortunately, in my head, so we need to ...
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Software to parse an .ics calendar file

What software can quickly and easily perform the following task: Separate the events from a single .ics calendar file that contains multiple calendars into separate .ics files, one for each calendar. ...
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Free Alternative to Logger Pro

I'm looking for a free alternative to Logger Pro from Vernier. I would like it to have the same features as Logger Pro does, including but not limited to, Simple UI Collect and Analysis Data Perform ...
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“Hacker” utility: space-efficient embedding a file into JPEG file container

With the advent of social media platforms and pervasive free image hosting (for example, Amazon's recent "unlimited photo storage" for Prime members), I would like to take advantage of this to (...
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Limiting mobile data usage by application

There's a game on my Android device that uses up quite a bit of data even though I checked the "Restrict background data" box for the application in the Mobile data panel. I've also ensured that I ...
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iPhone app to log, graph, store and export arbitrary user entered data

Is there an iPhone app to log, graph, store and export arbitrary user entered data? Needs to have: Create and name a data stream or measurement (e.g. 'number of tomatoes harvested per day from my ...
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Easy, Automatic REST API for a SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc) Database or DaaS

I need REST API access to my SQL database for end user queries in a mobile application. I am trying to avoid having to program my own REST API because I come from a statistical programming (R, SAS, ...
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Software for Data Management

I'm looking for software that can review all data inside of a server and its database. The result of this software can help you to review how many pictures, installed software and other files that ...
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Best Free Alternative to Tableau

Is there a good GNU/FOSS alternative to Tableau? Tableau is a piece of software which allows you to connect to heterogeneous data sources (files, SQL databases, etc) and quickly combine data in ...
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Where to find free live streaming data, any format? [closed]

My company wants to set up an environment so employees can play with the new streaming data tools, like Storm and Spark. For this we would like to have Streaming data to feed to users. We could fake ...
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Software for Respondent-Interactive Mass Data Collection and Verification?

I work as a data consultant in a large hospital, and I need to collect faculty data in massive quantities. Here's my dilemma: many of the data fields that we are collecting are covered in one of our ...
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Is there a serialization library for .NET that supports data versioning and references and doesn't require too much code overhead?

Reposted here at the recommendation of Alexei Levenkov after the original question on the main stackoverflow site was marked as off-topic. In .NET there are several different methods to serialize ...
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Bulk web scraper which supports login system

I have a website which has thousands of pages and I need to extract some data from those into a database file. The website has a login. How can I bulk scrape data I need from all of these pages? ...
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Online repository for family memorabilia

I want to identify suitable software to establish an on-line repository for multiple family members to load and store family memorabilia. The memorabilia may be in the format of images, text, sound ...
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Data collection from multiple api services

I'm looking for an application package or library that can connect to various API web services (Google Analytics, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, MailChimp, Google+) and download selected data ...
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What SQL-on-hadoop will be the best solution for my case?

There are so many open source frameworks that help doing analysis by SQL-like query on distributed system. We are currently looking for good solutions for our case such as Apache Hive, Tajo, Tez, ...
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Open-source research notebook software

I am looking for software that will assist keeping a research notebook. I want the following features: Must be free and open source. Must use open file formats, data should be easy to import/export ...
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From website form to relational database

We are putting a web form on our pre-launch site that will get responses from two types of customers. After a period, we'll need to be able to take that form data and put it into a relational database ...
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Looking for consumable data sets for Soccer (Football) statistics [closed]

I'm looking for anything consumable that will go beyond just the results. In an ideal world, it would have player statistics that include minutes played, duels won/lost, pass percentages, etc. And ...
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Scanning multiple choices answers from paper

I want to create a form that asks: How much do you agree with the following sentences: "Policy X is good" Disagree - Agree {Box1} {Box2} {Box3} {Box4} {Box5} "Policy Y is good" Disagree - ...
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Public API for sunrise/sunset data

Is there a public API to access sunrise/sunset data? As far as the sunrise time and sunset time for any and all future calendar days?
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Tool to compare the results of an SQL query on two databases

I am looking for a tool that allows me to compare data from two SQL queries on different databases and see the rows that are different. Both databases are on MS SQL server. I have looked at following ...
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Are there any data and file storage systems which are Google Drive, Dropbox APIs or S3 for in house use?

Are there any data and file storage systems which are Google Drive, Dropbox or S3 compatible so programs and apps which use one or more of the three for file storage, sharing, syncing can store their ...
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Plugins/Tools for Volunteer Data Management Site

I am building a volunteer management site. Here is a rough sketch of the areas: 1.) An area for volunteers and prospective volunteers to search for volunteer opportunities and discover organizations ...
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Package for accessing Cassandra database in R

I have tried RCassandra and RJDBC but unfortunately it seems that these bindings work only with the old Cassandra 1.x. Is there any binding for Cassandra 2.x in R language?
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Android app for fine gestion of internet rights

I'm looking for a software that would monitor and control my bandwidth usage under android. What's important to me is that: It separates WiFi and data from my carrier. It allows me to allocate a ...
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Software library or tool to pivot and export a lot of data to Excel

I'm trying to find a way to get normalized data that's in an MSSQL database out of there, pivoted, and into an Excel file. The main problem is that I have many of those databases, each with the same ...