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1209 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Kristen Weber , Cristen Jones , all 1209 days ago
  • 9:00am: Reconvene
Harlan W
  • 9:30am: Orientation session for those who missed Saturday
  • 9:45am: Socrata API session
  • 10:00am: Hacking
  • 12:30pm Lunch
 
  • mapbox, cartoDB  Leaflet!
 
 
 
 
1209 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by Bill Wendel , all 1209 days ago
Visual Budget (Cambridge) Project
 
  • Team members 
  • Bill Wendel
  • Adam Laughlin
 
General Project info
 
How to get available data and share in a visual way
How much data can we correllate
How can we break-up the data into user segments
  • Use cases:  User focused
  • How is money being spent to help children
  • Use cases:  Geo-located
  • Show me the budget results for my neighorhood
  • Example:  No budget allocations shown on neighborhood planning map
 
all Users?
personas:
casual curious - where are my taxes going?
business - how do these parts of the budget affect my business?
journalists - what interesting patterns are there?
 
What question(s) is this project is trying to answer?
 
Bill W Can we create a version of this GapMinder map for cities, not continents?
 
 
Cool "futuristic" data visualization tools
Data motion mapping
 
Existing links:   City of Cambridge
Cambridge Neighborhood Planning
 
Terms
 
 
Current status
 
Next steps
 
 
 
1209 days ago
Unfiled. Edited by all , Sarah Laplante , Liam Morley 1209 days ago
Mass Edu-data Challenge Team 2
 
 
Lyre C People (Name, contact info, etc)
Matt C
  • Team lead (if any)
Lyre C
  • Team members 
Sarah L
  • Sarah Laplante, sar.laplante@gmail.com
 
Lyre C General Project info
 
Matt C What question(s) is this project is trying to answer? Add interesting Questions here
 
Sarah L How has art education changed over time in schools? /subjects in general
How has AP test taking subjects changed over time and between districts?
How had ESL (ELL) education changed and how does that effect ESL student test scores and other students scores?
How have budgets changed over time and how does that effect outcomes?
How do full time teacher ratios and classroom sizes effect outcomes?
 
 
Liam M How can the data be used to shed light on these questions?
 
 
Lyre C Relevant links (github repo, deployment url, etc)
all Hipchat (chat and file sharing)
Short link to this document http://goo.gl/0K1Csp
 
Lyre C Current status
 
Next steps
 

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