Dashboard Week Day 5 – US Interstate Traffic

Under serious time pressure to write this one. We had to make something with data concerning the number of cars passing particular stations on interstate routes in the US. The data is from here: http://metrocosm.com/get-the-data/#interstatetraffic I guess eyeballing...

Dashboard Week Day 4 – USA Drought Monitor

Today’s task was to use data from the United States Drought Monitor API, in particular the comprehensive statistics. Raw figures of square mileage affected by drought, as well as the percentage of area affected by drought were available at different spatial...

Dashboard Week Day 2 – London Marathon Runners

This morning, Andy directed us to https://www.virginmoneylondonmarathon.com, and told us to scrape every London Marathon result from 1981-2018, for information about individuals that shared the first two letters of our surnames. Weird enough task. The Alteryx workflow...

Dashboard Week Day 1 – Star Wars

For Dashboard Week day 1, Andy asked us to use the Star Wars API to download data. The API allows you to obtain data about various aspects of the Star Wars universe, such as characters, vehicles, planets and species. I went with characters. Here’s what I came up...