Month: July 2012

Analysis of Cash Pouring into State Campaigns

In today’s Star Tribune, there was an article¬†discussing the amount of cash that is flowing from outside of the state of Minnesota into various candidate’s campaign war chests. The authors used FEC individual campaign contribution data to perform the analysis described in the article. Using a similar approach outlined earlier, I decided to see how […]

Graph Connect 2012

Inaugural Graph Database Conference The NOSQL movement has taken the world by storm, bringing a new coherency and meaning to connected data, and giving developers and technical leads the power to manage modern data at a new speed and size. GraphConnect 2012 is the first conference to focus on graph databases and the applications making […]

Datameer 2.0 – Analysis of Campaign Contributions

In the previous post, we looked at using Datameer 2.0 to analyze some Federal Election Commission data. In this post, I will show some of the analysis performed on the data specifically using the table join, filter, sort, a couple of functions and then a couple of infographics. Problem Statement The problem statement for this […]