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Tableau: Unleashing the Power of Visual Analytics

  • Confused, I consulted multiple online resources on how to use Tableau and I came across Ben Jones’ Communicating Data with Tableau: Designing, Developing, and Delivering Data Visualizations book.
  • Moreover, I learnt how to use features like filters, pages, marks and others to build high quality worksheets.
  • Finally, I got the hang of utilizing the dashboard feature to build interactive visual dashboards that can be used to tell stories to people.
  • Below is a short summary of how Tableau is used to build beautiful interactive visual interfaces.
  • Another aspect that I love about Tableau is the fact that I can easily build my charts by dragging fields from the table section and integrating them with the features used to create the worksheets.
  • I used my knowledge of Tableau to build a scatter plot of Life Expectancy vs Income and make an interactive dashboard.

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Tableau: Unleashing the Power of Visual Analytics

  • Confused, I consulted multiple online resources on how to use Tableau and I came across Ben Jones’ Communicating Data with Tableau: Designing, Developing, and Delivering Data Visualizations book.
  • Moreover, I learnt how to use features like filters, pages, marks and others to build high quality worksheets.
  • Finally, I got the hang of utilizing the dashboard feature to build interactive visual dashboards that can be used to tell stories to people.
  • Below is a short summary of how Tableau is used to build beautiful interactive visual interfaces.
  • Another aspect that I love about Tableau is the fact that I can easily build my charts by dragging fields from the table section and integrating them with the features used to create the worksheets.
  • I used my knowledge of Tableau to build a scatter plot of Life Expectancy vs Income and make an interactive dashboard.

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The remote British village that built one of the UK’s fastest Internet networks

  • Community members need to map their coverage area, secure permissions (called wayleaves) to cross their neighbours’ land, and dig trenches across fields and gardens to lay plastic ducting for the fibre-optic cable.
  • The B4RN management team started raising money for their network by selling shares in the business, but communities still needed to fundraise aggressively to afford the build, which could easily could have reached into the hundreds of thousands of pounds for materials and specialist contractors.
  • Conder and the other founding members had already been volunteering nearly full time for B4RN, but they realised that if they recruited almost every new subscriber as a volunteer (responsible for digging in their own connection), that would expedite the whole process and keep the costs low.

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QuickBasic64: Basic for the Modern Era

  • Popular as a beginner programming language in the 80’s and evolving into a powerful professional tool in 90’s, BASIC (and its successor QBasic), helped many people develop a love for programming.
  • Compatible with most QBasic 4.5 code, QB64 adds a number of extensions, such as OpenGL and other modern features, providing the perfect blend of classic and modern program development.
  • Need to share a code snippet but don’t need all the fuss of traditional online tools?BASBin is what you’re after.Just paste code, hit the button, and share the link away.Files are wiped regularly, so treat it as the temporary storage it is, OK?
  • If that’s the case, BINBin is for you.Select the file to share, hit the button, and share the link.Files are wiped regularly, so treat it as the temporary storage it is, OK?

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QuestDB nabs $2.3M seed to build open source time series database

  • QuestDB, a member of the Y Combinator summer 2020 cohort, is building an open source time series database with speed top of mind.
  • For now, being open source also helps them as a small team to have a community of contributors help build the database and add to its feature set.
  • He says that working with YC has allowed them to talk to other companies in the ecosystem who have built similar open source-based startups and that’s been helpful, but it has also helped them learn to set and meet goals and have access to some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley, including Marc Andreessen, who delivered a talk to the cohort the same day we spoke.
  • For the short term, the company wants to continue building its community, working on continuing to improve the open source product, while working on the managed cloud product.

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Don't fallback to Google NTP and DNS. · Issue #12499 · systemd/systemd

  • GitHub is home to over 50 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.
  • For obvious privacy reasons, Google servers shouldn't be used as fallback DNS and NTP servers.
  • Google is running fuzzing infrastructure for us, like for a lot of other open source projects.
  • But in general: please work with your downstreams: it's explicitly configurable in the build scripts so that distros can make their own educated decisions.
  • Personally, I would just not define any default NTP and DNS servers and let meson fail hard if not explicitly set via -Dntp-servers= and -Ddns-servers=.
  • Most distros set those explicitly anyway and users building systemd on their own will have to make a decision, what they want.

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HomeBuilder program gets green light from states

  • The Morrison government has secured support from the states for its $688 million HomeBuilder program, with more than 37,000 applicants eager to receive grants.
  • Housing Minister and Assistant Treasurer Michael Sukkar said he had secured the support of the Queensland Labor government, the last holdout state, on Thursday.
  • Designed to boost the residential construction sector through the COVID-19 recession, HomeBuilder aims to build 30,000 homes by Christmas.
  • Under the rules, HomeBuilder is targeted at middle-income earners building new homes and/or completing major renovations, valued up to $750,000.
  • Mr Sukkar said HomeBuilder would keep the pipeline of work flowing in the second half of the year, keeping tradies employed through the downturn.
  • Victoria and Queensland lead expressions of interest with more than 10,000 people signing up in each state.
  • Queensland was the last holdout state government to sign up to the new federal grant program.

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Entr: Rerun your build when files change

  • This is going to be a pretty quick post – I found out about entr relatively recently and I felt like WHY DID NOBODY TELL ME ABOUT THIS BEFORE?!?!
  • A lot of tools (like hugo and flask) have a built in system to automatically rebuild when you change your files, which is great!
  • But often I have some hacked together custom build process that I wrote myself (like bash build.sh), and entr lets me have a magical build experience where I get instant feedback on whether my change fixed the weird bug with just one line of bash.
  • Usually the set of files I want to track is about the same list of files I have in git, so git ls-files is a natural thing to pipe to entr.

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Taming Advanced Compilation bugs in ClojureScript projects

  • When you build your code with the CLJS compiler, it emits JavaScript code that is compatible with the advanced_optimizations level of the Google Closure compiler.
  • Otherwise, Closure Compiler will munge references to externally defined symbols unintentionally during advanced compilation causing errors found only later when running the compiled code.
  • Closure Compiler will generate a lot of global variables during advanced compilation that can cause name collisions with other code running on the same page.
  • Often, if not fixed properly, the name collision issues can arise and then be magically “fixed” when one adds new changes, which in turn causes changes in munged variable names in the build output.
  • By chance, the Closure Compiler named our multimethod to XR which happens to collide with the browser provided XR function.

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U.S. challenger bank Chime launches Credit Builder, a credit card that works more like debit

  • U.S. challenger bank Chime, now valued at $5.8 billion, is entering the credit card market with today’s launch of a new card designed to help consumers build their credit history by way of everyday transactions.
  • However, relying on debit cards alone means younger consumers aren’t building up their credit history — a decision that will come to matter when it’s time to finance a larger purchase, like a house.
  • At the end of the month, Chime’s Safer Credit Builder feature will automatically pay off the credit card balance from the secured account on time.
  • The startup was best known for a service called PinchRent, which reported on-time rent payments to credit bureaus to help its users increase credit scores.
  • During the test period Credit Builder has helped users increase their credit score by an average of 30 points, Chime says, citing data from Transunion.

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