Category: Work Night
Work Night: Valentine’s Day Edition
First Work Night of 2017! There are a few projects going on right now. Looking potential bias in sentencing in Allegheny County, partnering with Alliance for Police Accountability Demographic and spatial analysis to help the Boys and Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania re-organize their clubs for greater impact Processing and analyzing school discipline and suspension…
Work Night: Transportation Camp Edition
SUDS is joining forces with Transportation Club and Traffic21’s Transportation Camp for this Work Night. The WPRDC has data on every vehicle crash in Allegheny County (and four other counties). This dataset includes 300+ variables on nearly every aspect of the crash. A crash gets in the dataset if the police were called, so it doesn’t…
Work Night: Can You Beat Nate Silver?
SUDS is joining forces with the Heinz Policy and Politics Club to bring you a night of election prediction excitement. Think you can predict the 2016 Presidential Election? Find our Election Prediction Form here. Make a copy of it (online or offline). Follow the instructions on the bottom right portion of the sheet. And then email…
Criminal Justice Work Night highlight: do police from smaller units use force more often?
At our recent Criminal Justice Work Night, Kee Won Song explored LEMAS data to see whether police from smaller units use force more often.
Work Night: Hacking & Fracking
Environmental Sensors HackNight We are going to be using the ESDR dataset collected by various sensors across the country. The data is collated by CMU Create Lab. Follow this link, and download the dataset (or from here and select PGH_Sensors_Data.csv if that link doesn’t work). For simplicity, we filtered it only for Pittsburgh and only…
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