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  • Why Become a Data Literate Citizen?
  • Data affects our lives in ways once considered science fiction; the dystopia presented in George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel” and Cory Doctorow’s “Little Brother” is a real possibility. The amount of data generated and collected grows exponentially; it is a data tsunami with these characteristics: variety, velocity, veracity, and volume. In ancient Egypt the high priests and priestesses performed the most important rituals and managed the business of the [data] temple in furtherance of the pharaoh’s decrees.

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  • Introduction to Iterative Development
  • Whether a software application project, a web development project, a data analytics or data science project each of them can benefit from use of an iterative development methodology. In this tutorial, an approach to programmatically retrieve and extract lottery game data is discussed in depth. However, this is not an introduction to computer programming. People without any programming experience should be able to follow this tutorial - at least this is the intention.

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