[School-of-data] introduction

Alison Cole alison at p2pu.org
Tue May 22 17:55:00 UTC 2012

Hey Cedric maybe you'd want to brainstorm some course ideas! P2PU courses
are delivered in a more digestible format - we pick a skill or topic to
learn, break it down into work/project based tasks and call it a
"challenge". Folks who are teaching a comprehensive topic (a whole course)
tend to make many challenges which they link together in a set.

Here's a few examples of P2PU challenges:

   - Singular:
   - Part of a set:

We also have a "make-a-challenge' group:

On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 4:50 AM, Cedric De Vroey
<cedric.devroey at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi all,
> Cool project that 'School Of Data'. I'd like to volunteer :-)
> I'm a data 'wrangler' myself, well, the formal term is ETL-engineer
> (Extract, Transform & Load), and I myself prefer the term 'Data Ninja' :D
> Anyways, I have a few years of trackrecord in data warehousing and I'd be
> very comfortable teaching other people the tools I use to get my jobs done.
> Tools I use the most are Kettle (also called Pentaho Data Integration)
> which is actually a tool with which you can do almost all data wrangling
> you want, and it's FREE (Yes, free as in Freedom & free as in 0 ping ping).
> Cheers,
> Cedric
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> Cedric De Vroey
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