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Thursday, October 1 • 15:30 - 16:45
Beyond Excel: Why you should learn to code (at least a bit)

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Learning how to code is easier than ever, and the benefits of knowing a bit of programming far outweigh the pain of learning. In this talk, we'll demonstrate the advantages of working in a programming language versus using spreadsheets or not using software tools at all. The talk is aimed both at budding data journalists, to encourage them to learn more, and absolute beginners, to give them a sense of what's possible in the modern data journalism universe.

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Adriana Homolová

Proud coordinator of the data skills training 📊, ARENA, Follow The Money, Lost in Europe
Adriana is a freelance data journalist, trainer and public spending nerd. At Dataharvest, she coordinates the data skills training. At other times, she writes scrapers and investigates European Union for Follow The Money's Bureau Brussel and collects data on missing children in migration... Read More →

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Robert Gebeloff

Robert Gebeloff is a New Yorks Times reporter specializing in data analysis. He works on in-depth stories where numbers help augment traditional reporting.

Thursday October 1, 2020 15:30 - 16:45 CEST