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An Analysis of Police Stops and Race in Minneapolis

This is the first post in my Georgia Tech series, which is where I will post the blog-like assignments that I had to write as a part of my coursework. Much of the technical work of the original writeup has been removed to better cater to a broader audience. Introduction This post was originally written in December of 2021 as a part of my final report for a Data Mining and Statistical Learning course at Georgia Tech....

June 19, 2022 · 10 min

Predicting Your Neighborhood Election Results Based on Cracker Barrel and Whole Foods Proximity

Background Hasn’t this been done before? Yes, this story has been told before, and all inspiration goes to Dave Wasserman - he is a great follow on Twitter. If you are an election night junkie like myself, you may have seen tweets like the one below, or read the related article from the NYT’s Upshot (Potential Paywall) Here's the breakdown of Whole Foods/Cracker Barrel counties won by past new presidents (all based on today's store locations):...

September 8, 2021 · 11 min