Data


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Data is flowing all around us through the air and wires in the ground and buildings. The information looks random, but with some digging, we can find answers to questions we may have. In this session, we will look at data from sensors and try to make sense of them.


February 16th, 2019 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Teacher

Nelson Milian is a technology educator, entrepreneur and co-founder of 01.

nelson@learn01.io


Data Session breakdown


00:00-00:15

Introduction

  • What is data?

  • How is data structured?

  • Can machines understand the data?

  • Discussion

00:15-01:00

Tutorial & Activity

  • Take a look at data from a sensor.

  • Learn the structure of the data.

  • Identify good and bad data.

  • Asking good questions.

00:45-01:15

Activity

  • Given a piece of data, identify some questions that we can ask.

  • Calculate the answer from the question.

01:15-02:00

Challenge

  • Find open data from Miami Dade Government and find interesting data points.