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Dataharvest/EIJC, the European Investigative and Data Journalism Conference organised by Journalismfund.eu, is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Dataharvest/EIJC15 will take place on Friday 8, Saturday 9 and Sunday morning 10 May 2015, with a pre-conference Hackaton on Thursday 7 May. Like the previous years, the conference will take place in the centre of Brussels.
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Saturday, May 9 • 12:00 - 13:00
Beyond spreadsheet: Learn how to scrape and manage data when Excel isn't enough

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Point-and-click tools only go so far. Using you computer to its full power will let you find, clean and analyze data in a breeze. In this workshop, you will learn how to create a simple scraper in Python, how to parse XML and JSON data and how to manage your data files from the command line. You will need to have admin privileges on your laptop. Windows users: Install Cygwin before.

http://www.jplusplus.org/en/paris-berlin/

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avatar for Anne-Lise Bouyer

Anne-Lise Bouyer

COO/Project manager, Journalism++
After studying computer engineering, she worked for 3 years as a project manager in a web agency and for OWNI.fr | She's specialised in user experience and committed to applying her skills to innovative journalism. Her technical expertise and her marketing and customer management skills enable her to have a 360-degree vision of all Journalism++ projects. | | Twitter account: https://twitter.com/annelisebouyer | Website... Read More →
avatar for Nicolas Kayser-Bril

Nicolas Kayser-Bril

Co- founder and CEO, Journalism++
Nicolas Kayser-Bril is the co-founder and CEO of Journalism++. Journalism++ is a network of datajournalists that aims to build great stories and tools with data.
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Pierre Romera

Co- founder and CTO, Journalism++
Pierre Romera, 27, is CTO and co-founder of Journalism++, an agency for data-driven stories. Before founding Journalism++ in late 2011, Pierre was in charge of web applications at OWNI, a Paris-based news startup. A self-taught programmer and journalist, Pierre is also a professor at Sciences Po, where he teaches computer science to journalists.


Saturday May 9, 2015 12:00 - 13:00
1.26 Erasmushogeschool, 70 Zespenningenstraat, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

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