Kevin Prescilla

Kevin Prescilla

As a late-stage PhD candidate, Kevin’s appreciation for data analytics grew during his studies into poultry nutrition, or as he calls it, “chickens”. It was this appreciation which spurred his decision to change career paths and ultimately led him to apply to the Data School. In his spare time he enjoys powerlifting – ever challenging himself to beat his last max weight – as well as all kinds of gaming, from board to PC. If Kevin could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why? Well, the answer is Antarctica, as he is fascinated with how people can live and survive down there (although some might argue because it’s the furthest place you can go on Earth from a chicken).

How to Survive Dashboard Week

How to Survive Dashboard Week

From before I even started at the Data School, there seemed to be this air of fear around the fabled Dashboard Week. For those that don't know, dashboard week is essentially a whole week challenge that the Data School sets its students. The idea being that every day...

Easier SQL with Macros (Streamdeck)

Easier SQL with Macros (Streamdeck)

Learn how to make SQL easier by using an Elgato Streamdeck to automatically type your commands (macros). First of all, SQL stands for Structured Query Language. Essentially, its some basic code you write to retrieve information from tables in a database. As the name...