Neal Wang

Neal graduated from the University of New South Wales with a double degree in Commerce and Science. Following an honours degree in Mining Engineering, he entered the world of geological data and attracted by the beauty of data visualisation. Data School down under inspired him to pursue a career in data analytics and made it real. He is a super fan of DOTA, a game which he has played for more than 10 years and you will feel his passion in snowboarding during winter.

Reflective Blog

1. What have I learned from Data School in the past 4 Months?   2. My Top10 Tips for Next Cohort All the DataSchoolers, Good Luck and Have Fun with Data!  

Dashboard Week: Day 4 Find your next concert here

Hello everyone, welcome to Dashboard Week Day 4. Different from the past, there is no data provided today. Instead, an API was given called Eventful. Eventful is an online calendar and events discovery service Entercom. The API allows users to search for and track...

Dashboard Week Day 3: World Top 10 Terrorist Groups

Hello, everyone, welcome to Dashboard Week Day 3. After Aiddata and MLB baseball dashboard, on Wednesday, our new challenge is the global terrorism dataset. The Global Terrorism Database(GTD) is an open-source database including information on terrorist events around...

Dashboard Week Day 2

Welcome to Dashboard Week Day 2. Today our challenge is sports data, an American Baseball DataSet. Sean Lahman has been contributing to building a comprehensive database for Baseball and nowadays, cutting edge technology was also introduced to baseball to collect more...

Dashboard Week Day 1: Donor VS Recipient

This week is Dashboard week and today is day 1. We are given a big dataset called Aiddata Core Research which represents the most comprehensive project-level data tracking international development finance. The base of the Research Release is all core data exported...

Iterative Macro – Part 1 Iteration Concept

Iterative Macro Part 1 - Iteration Concept 1.Iterative Marco Definition An Iterative Macro will run through every record and then loop the records back through the workflow, repeating the entire process as many times as is specified, or until a condition is met.​s 2....

How to understand the process of creating a macro?

How to understand the process of building a macro? When I first learn macro, my biggest challenge is understanding the principle of macro. I knew that the aim of macro is to generalise a workflow so that it can work on any input as long as the input matches the input...