The Art of Data: Analytics in Everyday Life

Tyler Pernes, Data Analyst & Engineer

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8 Lessons (46m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:45
    • 2. What is data, and who really cares?

      7:27
    • 3. Process Flow: Science Side

      5:18
    • 4. Process Flow: Art Side

      4:45
    • 5. Project Overview: Haptracker

      3:15
    • 6. Haptracker, Part I

      5:35
    • 7. Haptracker, Part II

      16:56
    • 8. Final Thoughts

      1:14
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Project Description

Increase your Happiness!

Dataset for the project is found here.

Check out the three "Haptracker" videos to walk through the entire process from start-to-finish by tracking something simple yet important: your happiness.  In this project, you will:

  • Use a simple app to gather data
  • Leverage a spreadsheet to store data
  • Build a dashboard using Tableau Public
  • Evaluate findings to determine strategies to increase your happiness

All dashboards can be saved on Tableau Public, an open-source community that allows sharing of work. You are welcome to share your process, visualizations, and conclusions in the project page.

Feel free to track other topics as well - this process can be used to track anything, not just happiness!

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