Cooking with data:Fast and easy data analysis and visualisationKevin Anderson12 October 2012
Photo by Clotee Allochuku
Fast, simple charts and graphs
Fast, simple charts and graphs
Gallup Election 2012 Trial Heat                                  Source: Gallup
Analysing 4600 records in 90 seconds
Case study from Data Journalism Handbook
Analysing 4600 records in 90 seconds
Screenscraping for poets           Photo by The Consumerist, Some Rights Reserved
National Transportation Safety Board
Import data from NTSB
Import HTML in Google Docs
Import the Table into an instant spreadsheet
Photo by Sean MacEnteeKevin AndersonEditor Knowledge Bridge and Digital StrategistMedia Development Loan FundKevin.anderso...
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AOP Summit 2012: Cooking with data

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A brief presentation of easy tools and techniques to create simple charts and graphs, analyse large amounts of raw data and easily 'screenscrape" data.

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  • Welcome to my data cooking show. We’re going to serve up a starter of simple charts and graphs, moving on to the main of a chunky bit of raw data and finish with a sweet melange of fatal plane crash data. Like a cooking show, occasionally I will show you most of the steps but to do this in 10 minutes, I might occasionally pull something out of the oven and say, here is one that I made before. I am leaving out two really important steps. Finding the data and tidying it up – cleaning it.
  • An example from Flight Global’sDEWLine blog.
  • Let’s start with a current example: The US elections.
  • This data is from Gallup. They run
  • AOP Summit 2012: Cooking with data

    1. 1. Cooking with data:Fast and easy data analysis and visualisationKevin Anderson12 October 2012
    2. 2. Photo by Clotee Allochuku
    3. 3. Fast, simple charts and graphs
    4. 4. Fast, simple charts and graphs
    5. 5. Gallup Election 2012 Trial Heat Source: Gallup
    6. 6. Analysing 4600 records in 90 seconds
    7. 7. Case study from Data Journalism Handbook
    8. 8. Analysing 4600 records in 90 seconds
    9. 9. Screenscraping for poets Photo by The Consumerist, Some Rights Reserved
    10. 10. National Transportation Safety Board
    11. 11. Import data from NTSB
    12. 12. Import HTML in Google Docs
    13. 13. Import the Table into an instant spreadsheet
    14. 14. Photo by Sean MacEnteeKevin AndersonEditor Knowledge Bridge and Digital StrategistMedia Development Loan FundKevin.anderson@mdlf.orgKnowledge Bridge – http://kbridge.orgTwitter: Work: mdlfbridge Me: kevglobal

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