Month: August 2017

Mapping the Mathematical Streets of Paris

I recently came across a reference that stated over 100 streets in Paris are named after mathematicians. Having never heard that before, I decided to investigate and see what that looked like. The following site had tallied 91 streets that

Extract Chicago Crime Data from the Open Data Portal Using Python

As part of the investigation in crime around the 606 trail, we pulled the crime data from Chicago’s open data portal.┬áThe following is a straight forward sample Python script for pulling a daily extract.┬áNote that the available crime data on