E023 – 2017 Data Digest

This episode reflects on some of the hottest topics from 2017 and their impact their data has on our lives this year and into 2018. Cryptocurrency Many of these data points come from here. Since the year began, the aggregate market cap of all cryptocurrencies combined has increased by more than 3,200% as of Dec. 18 Bitcoin went through the roof, hitting an all-time high of 1 BTC = $19,891 on 12/17/2017. BTC makes up 54% of the aggregate $589 billion market cap of all crypt...
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E022 – Tech Spec – Tableau Project Maestro Data Prep

Zip file of all the sample data, Maestro flows, and Tableau workbook I used to get a first impression: E022_maestro_demo_files. Screenshots Sample Flow from Tableau Field Selection Data Profiling Filters Join Clause Refresh / Run Flow File Output Options Pros: Has the clean, intuitive feel of Tableau. I did my hands-on test with no training or previous exposure Lots of features for a first release - joins, unions, type conversion, calculat...
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