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Tuesday, October 20 • 14:00 - 15:15
Putting yourself on the map: learn how to map data in QGIS

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Just as a picture is sometimes worth a thousand words, putting a dataset on a map can help us reveal patterns that would otherwise go unnoticed. In this talk, the Guardian’s visual projects editor Niko Kommenda demonstrates how maps are used to find stories in a lump of data and walks you through his recent investigation into Airbnb hotspots in the UK. The demonstration is centred around the free QGIS application; no previous technical knowledge is required.

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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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Niko Kommenda

Visual projects editor, The Guardian
Niko Kommenda writes, edits, codes and maps on the Guardian’s visual journalism team

Tuesday October 20, 2020 14:00 - 15:15 CEST