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All Blog Posts Tagged 'OpenData' (12)

Maximizing Sales with Market Basket Analysis

Sales data analyses can provide a wealth of insights for any business but rarely is it made available to the public. In 2018, however, a retail chain provided Black Friday sales data on Kaggle as part of a Kaggle competition. Although the store and product lines are…

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Added by Ayumi Owada on April 17, 2019 at 6:30am — No Comments

Exposing Potential Fraud in Amazon Reviews

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Added by Benjamin Waxer on April 2, 2019 at 2:30am — No Comments

Analyzing CDC Health Survey

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Added by Benjamin Waxer on March 4, 2019 at 12:00am — No Comments

5 Minute Analysis: Simplifying Iowa Liquor Sales

In this 5 Minute Analysis we'll preprocess, map, and explore complicated sales data for liquor stores in Iowa. Then we’ll extract the relevant latitude and longitude from a problematic column of the data and discover the city with the most sales. Next we’ll filter the data to that city and prepare the data for easy loading into Business Analysis tools such as Tableau and PowerBI. Finally…

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Added by Benjamin Waxer on February 14, 2019 at 9:32am — No Comments

San Francisco - A City Full of Psychopaths?

Exploring San Francisco police incident data and visualizing the density distribution of incidents involving mentally ill individuals using Pivot Billions and Tableau.…

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Added by Benjamin Waxer on February 6, 2019 at 8:06am — No Comments

Taming 1.5 Billion Rows of "Big Apple” Data

Diving into the many underlying trends throughout the entire 1.5 Billion rows of NYC Taxi data with Pivot Billion…


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Added by Benjamin Waxer on January 29, 2019 at 7:26am — No Comments

Tutorial: Measuring Holiday Spirit with Pivot Billions and R

Combining Pivot Billions with R to dive into whether the holiday spirit inspires bigger tips and which parts of New York experience this effect the most.…

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Added by Benjamin Waxer on January 14, 2019 at 7:04am — No Comments

The Cleanliness of NYC Craft Beer Bar Kitchens

Food, Drink, & Open Data

One of the most natural things to offer alongside craft beer is food. On an Epicurean level beer pairs well with about any dish out there and there are few things more adept at creating a convivial atmosphere than drinking and eating.…



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Added by Reginald Eps on January 6, 2017 at 4:11am — No Comments

Smart Cities at the Nexus of Emerging Data Technologies and You

(Source: https://gcn.com/articles/2016/09/07/epa-air-sensor-challenge.aspx)

One of the most significant characteristics of the evolving digital age is the convergence of technologies. That includes information management (databases), data…

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Added by Kirk Borne on September 18, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

A Plethora of Open Data Repositories (i.e., thousands!)

Open data repositories are valuable for many reasons, including:

(1) they provide a source of insight and transparency into the domains and organizations that are represented by the data sets;

(2) they enable value creation across a variety of domains, using the data as the “fuel” for innovation, government transformation, new ideas, and new businesses;

(3) they offer a rich variety of data sets for data scientists to sharpen their data mining, knowledge discovery, and…

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Added by Kirk Borne on August 30, 2015 at 2:09pm — No Comments

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