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How I Created My Own Data Science Curriculum

My interest in data science started around 2015. I’d been working in the marketing department of a real estate company for a year, and discovered (or I should say, rediscovered), my love for numbers, analysis and telling stories. As long as I could remember, I loved math and science, but I also loved creating things … Continue reading How I Created My Own Data Science Curriculum

MARTA Gwinnett Vote Might Surprise this Group: The Data Behind it All

yes Vote could be catalyst for marta expansion in other areas What's the Scoop on Gwinnett County? In 1970, Gwinnett County, now the second most populous county in Georgia, had a population of 72,349. This is smaller than today’s population figures for major metro Atlanta cities of South Fulton (95,158), Sandy Springs (93,853), Roswell (88,346) … Continue reading MARTA Gwinnett Vote Might Surprise this Group: The Data Behind it All

Updated: Why I Thought Amazon Would End Up In Atlanta

Cobb-Galleria area with Atlanta skyline in the background Amazon might decide on winning city in an unconventional way There’s been a flurry of recent stories about Amazon's HQ2 announcement. From someone analyzing Jeff Bezos' flight records to considering a recent large development proposal in Atlanta. There's much anticipation and speculation in the remaining 20 cities and there are a … Continue reading Updated: Why I Thought Amazon Would End Up In Atlanta

Crime Data: South DeKalb Safer Than Buckhead, Virginia-Highlands, and Midtown?

Midtown Atlanta's Piedmont Park Coalescing in southern DeKalb County is a movement that is (a) trying to form a city (Greenhaven) to help improve the quality of life of its inhabitants and (b) bringing together critical-thinking community members to address the issues and debunk the myths that often gather around diverse areas – in this … Continue reading Crime Data: South DeKalb Safer Than Buckhead, Virginia-Highlands, and Midtown?

The Case for Replacing South DeKalb Mall with a New Mixed-Use Development

Photo credit: La Citta Vita Bringing Atlantic Station to the eastside New York City-based Thor Equities is an international real estate development and investment company that owns the 800,000 square foot The Gallery at South DeKalb.  From Thor Equities' page describing The Gallery at South DeKalb:  OUTSTANDING LOCATION The Gallery at South DeKalb is located in the southeastern … Continue reading The Case for Replacing South DeKalb Mall with a New Mixed-Use Development