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...
Dashboard Week Day 1 – International Aid Funding

Dashboard Week Day 1 – International Aid Funding

Dashboard week involves us creating one dashboard per day for the week on a dataset picked for us. For Day 1 we were given this dataset on Aid Data around the World and tasked with making sense of who sends and receives aid (Click to see the Challenge). We were also...