Season 1, Episode 2

Bad Data Engineering

In this episode, we explore the messy underbelly of public COVID data dashboards and try to compare what’s going on between school districts in Kansas, California, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana, and others. (hot tip: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ )

About This Episode

Behind every sexy data journalist making fancy infographics, supporting every data scientist and their mystical machine learning algorithms, there is an underappreciated data engineer. Somebody that keeps the data-lights on at night.

This week, we explore what happens when nobody has ever heard of data engineering and instead just shove a bunch of data into Excel spreadsheets.

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