Data for Social Good Workshop: Homelessness and Urban Planning

This is the first in a series of meetings to explore data related to homelessness and urban planning. We will present a broad range of datasets and work together to learn new techniques for data analysis. The data sets we will be using include two collections on the Library data repository: Urban Planning Collection Homelessness … Read moreData for Social Good Workshop: Homelessness and Urban Planning

Sharing Jupyter Notebooks with Google Colab

Google Colab offers hosted Jupyter notebooks that are integrated with Google Drive and Github. The customized Jupyter Notebook application has some nice features, and a few quirks, but has one feature that I’ve wanted for years: comments. This version of Jupyter Notebook seems perfect for collaborating on notebooks, which is otherwise very difficult. Here is … Read moreSharing Jupyter Notebooks with Google Colab

Big Data Hackathon Workshop

For this workshop, you will need to install: QGIS. Also, install OpenLayers Tableau Review of Data Sources Data Lists for the Hackathon Census Reporter Healthy Places Index Sangis Planning Database Major Concepts Census, Tracts and Zip Codes Joins: Attribute and Spatial Datasets to load Census Reporter. Median Household Income in the Past 12 Months San … Read moreBig Data Hackathon Workshop

Hacks and Hackers: Support data journalism with data analysis

Test your skills and help SDSU journalism students with a class project.  The Data Library will be helping  SDSU Digital Journalism students with an interesting joint project: students ask data questions, we give data answers, and they write articles. You can test your data skills, and maybe learn a few new skills, by helping to answer … Read moreHacks and Hackers: Support data journalism with data analysis