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evaristoc
@evaristoc
@zcassini nice coincidence! Those books look like interesting ones... I will see if I can buy them...
evaristoc
@evaristoc

People

We implemented a control to check those visualizations that are either work in progress or ready

The control page is in the repo at:

FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#41

We have one viz very much ready... who is next!? You can work in teams is that is better...

Thanks, @SamAI-Software!


Also...

Some preliminary results by @SamAI-Software

FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#40

You can use that as reference to guide your analyses...

Thanks again, @SamAI-Software!

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Jacob Bogers
@jacobbogers
OK who knows statistics very well and "linear programming"?
Ayan Ghatak
@AyanGhatak
@jacobbogers I am not great at it. But I share interest in statistics and problem solving. Would also like to revisit the "linear programming" stuffs if you lemme know what you are looking for?
Jacob Bogers
@jacobbogers
@Ayan, beyong simplex method I didnt do anything in LP? so only basics, no advanced stuff from the 90's
years_of_no_light
@akash-goswami
@krisgesling
I just joined here :-) Greetings of the day.
I loved the viz at http://codepen.io/krisgesling/pen/GZwYKV?editors=0010. Would like to contribute as well.
By any chance is it possible to host it on github instead of code pen.
evaristoc
@evaristoc

hi, @akash-goswami! Welcome to the room... absolutely, github is also an option! Let us know what for project you would like to do. Our list and repo with some possible questions (feel free to suggest yours!):
FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#41

Some other interesting findings:
FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#40

@jacobbogers hi! why are you asking?
evaristoc
@evaristoc
@jacobbogers I don't think that, conceptually, LP has changed much since :)
Jacob Bogers
@jacobbogers
@evaristoc yeah, i know, for LP was like a side thing for Linear Algebra course, was nice
but I need to get my head down with "non-parametric statistics" first
Jacob Bogers
@jacobbogers
No new fundamental developments (mathematical) in LP since the 1993. @evaristoc
Jason Boxman
@jboxman
I wish I hadn't left my basic statistics with Excel book at home; I won't be back to collect it for at least 4 weeks lol
survey-data-dictionary.md contains all the questions?
Jason Boxman
@jboxman
I want to setup a working HRM pipeline for React/Babel and then I'll circle back to this
Stuck on Windows 7 right now; I'm excited installing git for Windows includes a functional bash environment! Having access to vi, curl, and grep is handy
Eric Leung
@erictleung
@jboxman the survey-data-dictionary.md doesn't actually have all the questions. I missed more than a couple questions when I created it. You can either check the survey-questions.txt document, or my soon-to-be updated version of the data dictionary for the questions.
Jason Boxman
@jboxman
Okay, cool
Thanks!
Kris Gesling
@krisgesling
@akash-goswami welcome and thanks for the nice comment :)
I just want to clean up the code a bit and make the layout responsive before I push it to github. Hopefully I can get that done today
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years_of_no_light
@akash-goswami
@evaristoc Great. I am currently getting acquainted with the data. I will let the group know what question I would like to answer :-)
@krisgesling Awesome. :-)
Sam Aiken
@SamAI-Software
@krisgesling can you please wait for a little bit? I have some great ideas about your visualization, but didn't find any time to right you about it. I will do it today!
Kris Gesling
@krisgesling
@SamAI-Software hey I'm always happy for more ideas, and will try to incorporate whatever I have time for.
@akash-goswami got it done, it's on github now if anyone wants to fork it for another map https://github.com/krisgesling/FCC-Gender-Map
evaristoc
@evaristoc
@krisgesling :+1:
Sam Aiken
@SamAI-Software
@krisgesling cool! I'll try to write soon
evaristoc
@evaristoc
@SamAI-Software perhaps we should update your control page with a link to @krisgesling repo?
Sam Aiken
@SamAI-Software
@evaristoc yeah, of course, will do that asap
evaristoc
@evaristoc
:+1: !
Kris Gesling
@krisgesling
(y)
haha thumbs up ... I gotta run, talk to you later
Sam Aiken
@SamAI-Software

@krisgesling ok, lets get started :)
I've been working as UX designer for a few years and what I've learned during that time is that we should always tell users a story from A to Z, step by step, fulfilling their basic need/expectations first and only then taking care of special features.
Your gender visualization is great! But it doesn't look like a beginning of a journey, does it?

Just imagine that you land a website of FCC Survey 2016 for the first time and you never saw it before. What do you want to know first? Probably it's something like:

  • Where all these respondents come from?
  • Is it a survey from USA only?
  • Does this survey include ppl from all other the world?
  • How many ppl (in percentage terms) are from Europe, Asia, Africa, your own country?

And your previous version was very good for that! Of course you will want to know about gender, too, but it's probably the next step.

So anyway we will need to have a country breakdown at least by CountryLive and Age. Somebody can do it from your forks, or you can do it yourself and that would be a great contribution to the project and also you will be featured even more (I'm pretty sure, that @evaristoc will take care of that :+1: )

If you decide to create it yourself, then I have one cool idea for you! Check out stackoverflow's survey the first Geography section has a map, but there are also 3 buttons, which can switch 3 different maps! That's a great feature, but a weak implementation, because all their 3 maps looks almost the same.
I suggest us to take this feature, but make a better implementation!
You can extent your visualization, so it will show us:

  • Amount or respondents (by default)
  • Gender (switch with a button)
  • Age (switch with a button)

Until you make a decision, I have reserved Demographics section for you FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#41

Ayan Ghatak
@AyanGhatak
@SamAI-Software :+1:
Sam Aiken
@SamAI-Software
@AyanGhatak, wow, you read very fast, I'm still in the middle :)
Ayan Ghatak
@AyanGhatak
:smile:
Kris Gesling
@krisgesling
@SamAI-Software definitely can do that, great idea :)
Sam Aiken
@SamAI-Software
@krisgesling cool, great, awesome! :smile: :+1:
evaristoc
@evaristoc
@SamAI-Software I will try to do something with the following. Please which me luck!
FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#43
Sam Aiken
@SamAI-Software
@evaristoc, we all wish you luck with that! :D
Sam Aiken
@SamAI-Software

Are you already working as a software developer?

  • It's the most answered question (99.5% respondents).

  • 11% of respondents who code for less than 1 year already work as software developers.

  • 24% of respondents with 5+ years of programming experience aren't working as soft devs.

FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#40

MonthsProgramming&IsSoftwareDev.jpeg
evaristoc
@evaristoc
@SamAI-Software :+1:
Quincy Larson
@QuincyLarson
@SamAI-Software Cool - I dig the visualization. Good work finding these interesting insights!
evaristoc
@evaristoc

People

THE DSR WEEKLY DIGEST:

DSR (DataScience Room) is an effort to gather campers of all levels and specializations willing to engage in discussion, collaboration and practice of data-related projects, with preference for using FCC data.
Previous Digest
Tentative DSR site: http://evaristoc.github.io/FreeCodeCamp_DSR/


This week we continued working on the Survey 2016. @krisgesling made a first final draft of the map for Gender/Ethnicity. Other people in the room showed interest in working some visualizations. @SamAI-Software has been helping to organise the visualizations and hightlighted a few trends from the data. @erictleung is still working a final clean dataset (remember that the current dataset can be used though). @SamAI-Software and me are helping @erictleung with his work.

For those interested in working on the Survey 2016 dataset, please keep checking the repo and these links:
FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#41
FreeCodeCamp/2016-new-coder-survey#26


List of Week Contributors:

AyanGhatak, qmikew1, SamAI-Software, jacobbogers, profoundhub, ITme2015, jboxman, zcassini, evaristoc, krisgesling, Areef1991, QuincyLarson, erictleung, akash-goswami, koustuvsinha


Announcement of the week:


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Links from Last Week (random selection):

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Few HOT KEYWORDS to find what it is going on recently in this channel:

gender,questions,respondents,podcasts,survey (OBS: tried a new algorithm... maybe not the best one :))

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