TechIntersections_Slides.pdf

 TechIntersections_Slides.pdf

In my talk, I’m going to explore how we can answer our own questions through data exploration and how to foster curiosity. By taking the audience through one of my experiments, I will give them an overview of how to obtain and analyze data to reach a conclusion.

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Omayeli Arenyeka

January 17, 2018
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  1. Yeli! @YellzHeard #TechIntersections

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  10. um...

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  12. Math Computer Science Statistics Data science

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  14. “What is the gender distribution of the people I follow?”

    @jessejiryudavis https://www.proporti.onl
  15. http://obsessionwithregression.blogspot.com

  16. @ActivistData @lchu3n

  17. @samswey https://mappingpoliceviolence.org

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  19. How do people identify themselves on the web?

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  21. tbt

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  24. Where you can get data • ProgrammableWeb: https://www.programmableweb.com/ • Data.world

    • Data.gov • Scraping APIs CheerioJS, BeautifulSoup @YellzHeard
  25. Retrieve data from twitter Filter by gender Go through bios

    and get order.
  26. “The more constraints one imposes, the more one frees one’s

    self.” - Igor Stravinsky
  27. https://twitter.com/cspan/lists/ members-of-congress

  28. Getting the data 1. Tweepy 2. CSV 3. Sex machine

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  39. Men 1. Work only: 85.2% Parent or Spouse: 14.8% 2.

    Parent: 55.5% Spouse: 45.5% Women 1. Work only: 87.4% Parent or Spouse: 12.6% 2. Parent: 77.8% Spouse: 22.2%
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  43. why?

  44. • Active vs passive learning. • Acknowledging your limited knowledge.

    • Cultivating curiosity and overcoming ignorance. • Actually...
  45. ? Thank you! @YellzHeard