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taxi data

The taxi dataset is one of the most popular on our site and for good reason, it is not often that you can get behind the wheel of a supercomputer for free. Still, without direction, it can be hard to uncover the insights in the data that often give our audiences a rush. With that in mind we will be creating a series of these “cheatsheets” to help you grasp the power of speed at scale. Each post will talk about how to interact with the GPU-powered relational database (MapD... read more

In the dataworld, there is a particular dataset, referred to as “the taxi dataset,” that has been getting a disproportionate amount of attention lately. The dataset in question is comprised of staggering detail (full GPS, transaction type, passenger counts, timestamps) on 1.2 billion individual taxi, limo + Uber trips from January 2009 through June 2015. Released by the New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission, the dataset became a darling of the data science set while... read more