Facebook is the online data-driven service that I use most frequently. For Facebook, each row of the spreadsheet would represent a different person. The first column could show the first name of a person; the second column shows the middle name, and the third column shows the last name.. That way you could count how many people have similar names.…[Read more]
Airbnb Data Set
We are going to analyze data about Airbnb’s in different cities and compare the results of the cities each of us choose. Each person will choose one city as there are thousands of rows of data per city.
This article focuses on the proposed Tax Cuts and Job Act which adds a fourth tax bracket to the economy and no longer touches retirement plans. If this bill were to pass, the average middle-class family would save over $1,000 on taxes each year. I found this…[Read more]
The only mistake I have made on Taber’s list of Stupid Data Corruption Tricks is number 4; however, I have made the mistake several times. While taking the online excel course offered through Temple, a lot of the homework and quiz problems involved sorting data. Though, sometimes the data would have empty columns resulting in only parts of the…[Read more]
What is interesting to me about this article is the actual work being done to investigate the supposed financial crimes. I’m currently hoping to use my accounting and legal studies majors to specialize in forensic accounting or detecting financial…[Read more]
There are several phrases regarding automobiles and driving that my parents told me growing up. I was told that the faster a person drives, the worse fuel economy a car has. Data can be collected from recent cars that track MPG on the dashboard to disprove this. I would collect data from drivers driving different brands of cars (Toyata Camry, Ford…[Read more]