Which Sydney LGAs have the lowest and highest unemployment rates?

Posted on Thu 16 November 2023 in blog • Tagged with data-analysis, data-visualisation, Python, pandas, geospatial-data

The Australian government's Jobs and Skills Australia has an insightful dataset I recently came across - quarterly Small Area Labour Markets (SALM) estimates of unemployment and the unemployment rate, broken out by local government area …


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Using Spotify's Web API to analyse my Favourite Rock playlist

Posted on Sat 11 November 2023 in blog • Tagged with data-analysis, data-visualisation, Python, pandas

Since 2015 I've been adding my most-liked rock songs to the aptly named playlist Favourite Rock.

I thought it'd be fun to use content metadata from Spotify's Web API to learn more about my …


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Officially named places of First Nations origin in NSW, Australia

Posted on Tue 01 August 2023 in blog • Tagged with data-visualisation, geospatial-data, Python

Recently I was …


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Introducing Archer API

Posted on Sat 22 April 2023 in blog • Tagged with API, data-engineering

Introducing Archer API, a REST API based on one of my favourite shows, the adult animated spy comedy Archer.

Archer API provides JSON data about Archer's episodes, charactes and quotes.

For example, to get …


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How I created a Twitter bot that posts about science fiction books

Posted on Fri 31 March 2023 in blog • Tagged with twitter-bot, data-engineering

As an avid reader I thought it would be cool to combine my love of literature and data to create a Twitter bot that posts about sci-fi books :

Screenshot of the Project Gutenberg Sci-Fi books Twitter account

Specifically …


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Where are Australia's existing/proposed oil and gas pipelines located?

Posted on Wed 22 March 2023 in blog • Tagged with data-visualisation, geospatial-data, Python

Recently I was …


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