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Thursday, September 14 • 09:00 - 12:00
Get that data! An intro to scraping for journalists with the goal of building your own datasets

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Workshop description: How many times were you frustrated by the fact that the information you need is out there on the web, but you don't have time to put it on a table. Let the robots work for you! In this workshop you will learn the basic skills required to scrape information out of websites and take advantage of powerful free tools to do the job. No coding required!

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Marco Túlio Pires

Google News Lab Lead, Brazil, Google News Labs
I'm interested in the intersection between computer science, design and journalism to foster transparency and democracy in Latin American. My background includes working in different journalistic environments. From 2007 to 2010 I started as an intern working as a News Producer and... Read More →

Thursday September 14, 2017 09:00 - 12:00 GMT-03
Sala Galería Konex - Sarmiento 3131
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  • skillsAndBackground o build your own datasets based on unstructured data available on the web.
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  • expectedOutcome To build your own datasets based on unstructured data available on the web.
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  • creator name Marco Túlio Pires
  • creator email mtrpires@google.com