The Emsi ACS Indicators Python Sample Code demonstrates how to import requests, include a URL with username and password, and make a GET request to receive a response in return. Data includes Census information from the American Community Survey.
ODesk claims to be the future of work, or more recently: "Work 3.0." So it should come as no surprise that the next version of work comes with an API. If you’re not familiar with the platform, oDesk provides contractors and companies with a hourly billing system which both verifies the work done for the company, and guarantees payment to the contractor.