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There doesn't currently appear to be a place where you can get a free, live feed of AIS (ship tracking) data, but you folks in the US can make FOIA requests for a data dump from NAVCEN. I see that you're in India, so that might not be possible. Maybe your own government has something similar. To get an idea of what's in AIS data, there's -- Basically, it's where the vessel is, its heading, and some vital stats like its name, length, etc. The pictures are sourced from somewhere else.

And here's a guide to AIS data data: Caveat: the sentences might start with some other letters like !SAVDM instead of just !AIVDM. The link on this page for a free feed for the San Francisco bay area appears to no longer work.

I used to work with this type of data, so I'm happy to answer any questions about it. If you're more interested in airplanes, do a search for "ADS-B".

Edits: missing words.


Hey! I've noticed that in this post you use "guys" as a reference to the entire community, which is not made up of only guys but a variety of community members.

I'm running an experiment and hope you'll participate. Would you consider changing "guys" to a more inclusive term? If you're open to that, please let me know when you've changed it and I'll delete this comment.

For more information and some alternate suggestions, see

Thanks for considering!


You can try to make a Wiktionary parser and then try to save it in JSON/XML format for each word.
You can find the dump xml here:


What kind of parsers are you building and what kind of data do you need?


That I don't know. I know it sounds silly. But yeah, anything can work. Maybe weather data or something like that

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