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NICAR13 Data Driven Journalism Presentations, Tutorials


Here are some of the most useful presentations and tutorials for data scientists, from NICAR13, a conference that brings together some of the sharpest minds and most experienced hands in investigative journalism.



NICAR13NICAR13 ia a conference that brings together some of the sharpest minds and most experienced hands in investigative journalism.

While most of the talks are addressed to data journalists, there are many that would also be very useful to data scientists - see a selected list below.

After all, effective analysis and presentations should not present just numbers, but tell a good story, so there is a lot that data scientists can learn from data journalists.

See also a summary of NICAR13 highlights by Chrys Wu:
"Data science, commoditized backends, and the need to know code."

Data Mining, Data Science and Machine Learning

Data and Web Scraping

Visualization

Interesting Applications

Keeping Anonymous

Mapping and Geocoding

Here is an excellent full list of NICAR13 tutorials and presentations, and also Software and Tools for web scraping, visualization, mapping and geocoding, anonymization, digital investigation, and probably anything else you can do with data and stories.