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Adding Variability with RAND() in Alteryx

As someone who loves precision and completeness, I was a little surprised recently when I came across scenarios where I wanted to introduce some randomness...

Creating Mock Data with Mockaroo

Fake Data? Fake Data. It sounds like a bad thing, right? Well, not always. Of course, there are some unscrupulous people out there who use...

The Data School Chicken Nugget Challenge

The Challenge At a data-driven organisation like MIP & The Data School Down Under, facts, figures, and evidence, are the cornerstone of everything. This doesn’t...

The Battle to Brew the World’s Strongest Beer (Dashboard Week – Day 3)

BrewDog started life in a garage in the North East of Scotland back in the mid-00s. Their rise to international brewery superstardom (if such a...

The Melbourne Cup Time Machine (Dashboard Week – Day 1)

Not only is it 2022 Melbourne Cup week, it’s also infamous Dashboard Week at The Data School Down Under. With that being the case, it...

Data in Motorsport: Creating a Race Track Visualization in Tableau

In the previous blog in this series, I used the FastF1 Python package to acquire some Formula 1 telemetry data. Now, I’ll be using that...

Data in Motorsport: Acquiring Formula 1 Telemetry Data using Python and FastF1

In part 1 of the Data in Motorsport series, I introduced the amazing FastF1 Python package. In this blog, I’ll show you how you can...

Data in Motorsport: The Best Online Resources for Formula 1 Data

As an analyst and motorsport enthusiast looking to develop my analytical skills, the idea of getting my hands on real-world telemetry and historic races results...

Data: My Future and Yours

Back to School It’s been an interesting year. COVID has, of course, created havoc with my routines. But in addition to that, I also chose...