Creating my webpage was definitely interesting. I feel like I had a bit of a better grasp when we were doing it with flask. When we moved onto wagtail I got a little bit lost. The most useful part of the whole process was constantly referring back to the wagtail instructions page. I found it imperative that I followed the tutorial correctly, to make sure that everything was set up the right way.
I used features from my flask site and basically was able to just pop them into wagtail. For example, I was able to move over some elements…
For my data project, I chose to utilize a dataset about dog licensing in New York City. I found this source off New York Open Data. I picked this set because it was one of the few things I actually cared about and found interesting. Plus, there are tons of dogs in New York City, so I thought it would be interesting to get some information on which ones are actually licensed or not. Through picking this dataset, and besides creating visualizations from it, I read a lot of articles on the topic as well. I learned that a dog…
For this project, I went onto NYC Open Data, and chose a data set about food and beverage locations in Times Square. This set of data was interesting to me because I wanted to know just how many food vendors operate in this densely populated area, and where they are coming from.
As I began, I started off importing all of necessary libraries I would need, and telling the machine how to read them. Next, I uploaded in the CVC file of my data set. I then also copied and pasted the API link from the website, into the notebook…
New York City Aims to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 80 Percent by 2050
NEW YORK CITY –The Mayor’s Office is pushing for stronger legislation and federal support in the fight against global warming, but that doesn’t seem to be happening just yet.
According to the Union of Concerned Scientists’ website, climate change is negatively affecting the planet in critical ways. If climate change doesn’t slow down, less fresh water will be available, certain species will become extinct, and hurricanes and other storms are likely to become stronger, affecting the overall ecosystem of the five boroughs. …
3 Things I liked:
The topic I chose
The experts I spoke with
The way I used visuals to help tell my story
3 Things I didn’t like/ would change in the future:
I messed up the sale on one of my charts and I should have went back and changed it
Using Google charts for all the charts instead of a few
Not putting text in the charts to add context or highlight important details
3 Things I learned:
How to use pivot tables a little better
The number of large dog in the city is actually the total opposite of…
Talk to a rep at AKC and gather information from them/require data sets. Ask questions like how many dogs are recognize? most popular? Most common winner of shows?
Make a visualization/tell a story about most popular dog breeds in NYC and why. I will try to convey this in a clear and concise manner.
Make a graph/chart mapping dog breed with dog intelligence, and try to tell a story that shows if/if not dog breed correlates with how smart a dog is.
This is a broad topic as there are so many breeds. …