Discussion #4: What are the most common metrics that make for analytics-ready data?
Exercise #12: Go to data.gov—a U.S. government–sponsored data portal that has a very large number of data sets on a wide variety of topics ranging from healthcare to education, climate to public safety. Pick a topic that you are most passionate about.
Go through the topic-specific information and explanation provided on the site. Explore the possibilities of downloading the data and use your favorite data visualization tool to create your own meaningful information and visualizations.