Dashboard Week – Day 2

For day 2, Andy presented us with very clean data. The data was about police body cam use, in New Orleans. The problem I faced, to begin with, was that I felt that the data was too simple and did not have enough information to create a visualisation with.  So I spent...

Dashboard Week – Day 1

First task – Download a Shapefile with a few Thousand records. Second task –  Download a file with 250 Million records. Third task  – Try to be productive while you wait 2 and a half hours for the Second file to be downloaded.   With the large data...

The Throttle Tool – Alteryx

When web scraping, one of the problems you may come across is being blocked from a site as you have tried to access it too many times in a short period of time. One tip I found out during our web scraping sessions was about using the Throttle tool. You can find the...