Category Archives: Visualization

Philly Skyscrapers

When I came across Zen Master Peter Gilks post on NYC skyscrapers, I decided to do one for Philly. Philadelphia is the largest city in Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and sixth most populous city in United States. Adding the steeple to … Continue reading

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Custom Geocoding Tips and Tricks

Tableau has geocodes in the maps database for cities with population greater than 15,000. If you are working with rural or small-town USA data, your points will not be mapped. I had some fun(?!) with custom geocoding. When you look … Continue reading

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US Airports

United States have 172 Large airports clustered around the coasts and metropolitan cities, 686 medium airports spread among major cities, and 13,890 small airports scattered across the country. If you look at the point distribution of airports across United States, … Continue reading

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Cha-ching

As an avid numismatic, I love the United States Mint in Philadelphia. My husband knows where to buy gifts for me ­čśŐ To celebrate the 225th Anniversary of United States Mint in the data way, here is the story in … Continue reading

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Global Significant Earthquakes

Global Significant Earthquake database by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration compiled the dataset of significant earthquakes that rocked the world since 2150 BCE to present. Pacific ring of fire has more pronounced tsunamis triggered by earthquakes. The story is here.

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World Satellites Exploration

UCS Satellite Database has the list of satellites orbiting earth. As of 1st of June 2017, we have 1459 satellites orbiting earth. ┬áCountry of origin indicates the country that is registered as responsible for the satellite in the UN Register … Continue reading

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SEPTA Regional Rail OTP 2016

Exploring SEPTA Regional Rail on time performance in 2016 from the dataset here. Overall, the busy days are the weekdays rather than the weekends. It is also noted that the trains originate from south faces more delays than the north. … Continue reading

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