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Friday, November 17 • 15:45 - 17:00
Brainstorming Session: Managing Knowledge Systems and Databases

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Having big data is not enough anymore. It's how you use it. It's about how do your databases work together and what you can do with them. Investigative organizations are doing interesting new things and working together to find ways to get their databases to talk to each other; to model patterns of crime or corruption and match those patterns to your data; to design machine learning platforms that identify individuals and assign records to them; and to build out global topographies of money and power that can instantly map complex networks by different variables. Join this discussion and figure out how to get involved.  

Note: Data Labs have 38 seats with computers. These workshops may reach capacity quickly, so we recommend you arrive early.

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Jennifer LaFleur

Data editor, The Investigative Reporting Workshop
Jennifer LaFleur is data editor at The Investigative Reporting Workshop. Previously, she was a senior editor at Reveal and director of computer-assisted reporting at ProPublica. She has held similar roles at The Dallas Morning News, the San Jose Mercury News and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She was the first training director for Investigative Reporters and Editors. She has won awards for her coverage of disability, legal and open government issues. Twitter... Read More →

Friday November 17, 2017 15:45 - 17:00
Maths Sciences Building - Lab 1 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg

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