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Friday, March 16 • 11:20 - 12:10
Introduction to Python programming

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This low-key, beginner-level session will offer a slow-paced introduction to the Python programming language. You'll learn how to write and run a Python script, and you’ll leave with a basic understanding of data types, common use cases and some examples of how journalists are using programming to scrape data from websites and solve reporting problems. You’ll also learn strategies for overcoming common obstacles for a beginning programmer. Bring your own laptop or use ours.

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Tommy Kaas

Editor, Kaas & Mulvad
Tommy Kaas is editor of Kaas & Mulvad (founded 2007), who specializes in finding news and patterns in complex data and presenting the results online. Tommy has many years of experience from a number of Danish media and from training Data Journalism, including as lecturer at the Journalism... Read More →

Friday March 16, 2018 11:20 - 12:10 CET