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Governments are increasingly making their data available freely in machine-readable format, which is great. A drawback, however, is that government data is organized and produced in a way that’s most useful to government operations, and it's not offered in an app-developer or data scientist friendly way. I talk about a project to harvest crime data daily and make it available for web apps and analytics as part of a larger effort to deliver ready-to-use open data sets on the cloud. The importance of adding contextual data to apps -- whether it be crime or weather or something else -- is underscored by recent news that thieves have been "luring" Pokemon Go players into secluded areas.