Posts tagged with “DataSquad Blog” (All posts)

DataSquad: A Deep Dive Into Data Cleaning

18 May 2023

Shaun Baron-Furayama (class of 2023) worked over a summer to “clean” student-collected presidential election data that spanned over two decades. Here’s a little about the process and a report of his experience.

Cartoon image of files and a sweeper, indicating the process of data cleaning.

Using Python with the Google Analytics API

27 April 2023

Google Analytics is an application that helps you analyze web data. I adopted a Python script to download 100,000+ website records from Google API.

The Python logo and the Google Analytics logo together in the same image. Both logos are separate from each other.

Jimmy Zhong: how the DataSquad experience helped me during my internship

6 January 2023

Aya Klos ‘23 sat down with Biology/Computer Science double-major Jimmy Zhong ’23 to learn about his experience with the DataSquad and reflect on the skills he could apply during his internship and beyond.

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Maraki Ketema: career experience and advice for data science/software engineering beginners

14 May 2021

Maraki is currently a senior product manager at Tableau. Tableau is a data visualization software company under Salesforce®. After Carleton, she started as a software engineer at Tableau, and currently,…

Photo of Maraki Ketema, Carleton class of 2015

Online Education v.s. College Online Class

28 December 2020

Introduction & Motivation It’s almost Christmas 2020. Covid-19 has been around for more than 9 month. Like the number of Covid cases, my average screen time has been steadily increasing…

How to pick blog categories and tags for your data science posts

22 July 2020

Data Science is an interdisciplinary area, comprising several different topics. Considered as the sexiest area of the 21st century, Data Science consolidates the knowledge in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, general…

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Google Data Studio: A Google Doc version for Data Reports

26 June 2020

1. What is Google Data Studio? Understanding, analyzing, and visualizing data is on the surge more than ever. We have many powerful tools to handle those tasks with in-depth capabilities…

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Data Preparation with Tableau : Transform Data Format with Data Interpreter

20 May 2020

This is the 1st of a series of blog posts on data preparation in Tableau. In this blog post, I will introduce the Data Interpreter, a useful tool that can…

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SQL vs. NoSQL Databases, What…?

4 May 2020

SQL (Structured Query Language) and NoSQL (Not only SQL) are two popular yet distinct types of databases. A database is an organized collection of information, like a library with orderly…