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Open Data Sets

A connection of mine recently shared a great resource with me for those of you who are aspiring data scientist or just love data. It's an open-source data science program that can be found here: http://datasciencemasters.org/. Check out this great data repository compiled by the project: Open Data List of Public Datasets - user-curatedDBpedia - utilizing a large multi-domain ontologyPublic Data Sets on AWS - common web crawl corpus, NASA satellite imagery, Human Genome, Google Book NGrams, Wikipedia Traffic, Million Song Dataset, Federal Reserve Economic Data, PubChem, more.Governmental Data Compendium of Governmental Open Data SourcesData.gov (USA)Africa Open DataUS Census - Population Estimates and Projections, Nonemployer Statistics and County Business Patterns, Economic Indicators Time Series, more.Non-Governmental Org Data The World Bank - business regulation measures, company-level data in emerging markets, household consumption patterns, World Development Indicators, World Ban…

Top 16 Things to do in Austin, TX for #TC16!

After attending the 2015 Tableau Conference, I partnered with Aaron (@VeniVidiVizi) on a new project called Data Dare. The idea was to challenge each other throughout this year so that we can keep the momentum from the conference going and continue to better our practice and engage with the Tableau community. We flipped a coin and I got the first dare. Aaron dared me to create an Austin, TX tourism guide in honor of Tableau Conference 2016!

See all the details on how I made it and what I dared Aaron to do at data-dare.com!!!

Computer History Museum and a Tableau Makeover

I just posted a Tableau story about my recent visit to the Computer History Museum that inspired me to makeover a census data viz from the 19th Century! Check it out by clicking the image below:

Here are some other photos I snapped:

Awesome interactive display on inputs and outputs. #HelloSQL


Awesome 3-D visualization on Moore's "Law".


And another view:


Punch card data collection:

Transforming the punch card data into visualizations:

The result:

More Census visualizations:




The punch machine:

Hope you enjoyed!