Final Project Portfolio: Thomas Boomhower

Final Project

It goes by many names. Grassman, Momo, the Beast of Whitehall, the Boggy Creek Monster, Skunk Ape, Wood Ape, and Sasquatch, just to name a few. Yet, none of these names are as recognizable, and few are worthy of more derision, than Bigfoot. While it may seem… shall we say… far-fetched, that a seven foot […]

Portfolio: Thomas Boomhower Portfolios

Week 10: Update to the Update

Intro: Little bit about the Bigfoot phenomenon, into to the project Little blurb about how this allows us to narrow the search. Little blurb about what other variables could be used to find bigfoot. These Drafts of seasonal variables This bar graph shows the raw peak months for reported sightings. Below I add states, while […]

Portfolio: Thomas Boomhower Portfolios Project Proposal

Module Six: Final Project Ideas

I am currently deciding between three datasets for the final project. Two of these are from amongst the selection provided to us already. These are the “Haunted Places in America” dataset and the “Account of Losses Sustained by the Oneidas & Tuscaroras…” dataset. I am interested in exploring the Haunted Places in America data because […]

Module 5 Assignment Tableau

Module 5: (Using)Data is Beautiful

For the side-by-side bar chart I created a chart which tracks the population of Albany in each Census year, broken down by race. I included a filter for race. For the line graph I created a graph which charts the top 10 most popular occupations in Albany from 1850-1940 based on the census data. This […]

Module 4 Assignment Getting Data

Module 4: Getting Data (AKA Spain without the S)

WEBSCRAPING API GEOCODE GENDER INFERENCING This week was a lot of work for me, the most difficult of these assignments was the Gender Inferencing one. Explaining what each line does is certainly tricky. One of my issues with these coding/python assignments are that I have a very difficult time reading instructions, so I have to […]

Module 3 Assignment Thinking With Data

Intro to Observable Colab

I thought that the Observable assignment was relatively easy, becayse the page was laid out in a clean, easy to follow fashion, and the progression made more sense to me for whatever reason. Observable was fun to mess around with, and Javascript seemed less complicated than Python, for me anyway. The Colab assignment, on the […]