Ready for Launch (Reflective Blog)

Ready for Launch (Reflective Blog)

Approaching the final days of our 4 months at the Data School Australia it seems a good time to reflect on my time here. The period has flown by, it feels like only yesterday we were going through introductions at the new office and getting to work in an area that we...
Dashboard Week Day 4: Using the Eventful API

Dashboard Week Day 4: Using the Eventful API

For day 4 of Dashboard week, we were given a different task yet again. Today involved sourcing our own data from eventful.com API’s. We had to sign up for an account, choose a topic and then read their documentation to download the Event information that we needed...
Dashboard Week Day 3: Global Terrorism

Dashboard Week Day 3: Global Terrorism

For day 3 we were given a great dataset on Global Terrorism from 1970-2017 (excluding 1993 as the records for that year were lost). It was a great dataset from the outset, came with well labelled columns, clear definitions and really interesting data. I see great...
Dashboard Week Day 2 – MLB Baseball Stats

Dashboard Week Day 2 – MLB Baseball Stats

For day 2 of Dashboard week we were tasked with a Sportsviz Sunday (from here) It was a very rich dataset, with massive scope for investigation. I decided to focus on Pitches, with the statistics for every pitch over a 10-year period recorded. With almost 1 million...