Los Angeles

[RSVP] Learning Basic Data Tools by Crunching Race and Ethnicity Numbers

[PLEASE NOTE: This workshop has limited capacity and an RSVP is required. These sessions are now full]. This hands-on workshop will introduce you to basic data tools (Google Refine, Excel/Spreadsheets, highcharts.js) by parsing data from the census and elsewhere about race and ethnicity. We’ll discuss the basics of sorting, cleaning and visualizing data as a group. To follow along, you will need a laptop and have Google Refine, Excel and/or Google Spreadsheets and a text editor prepared.

Resources
slides for workshop | sample data set for Open Refine | sample pdf for Tabula

Speakers

Joanna S. Kao - Multimedia Reporter / Interactive Developer, Al Jazeera America
joannaskao | http://joannaskao.com

Lam Thuy Vo - Interactive Editor, Al Jazeera America
lamthuyvo | http://lamthuyvo.com

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