Lightning talks: Text mining, Tableau, bots and the class of 2016

Hacks/Hackers Birmingham
Hacks/Hackers Birmingham
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Graduates from the MA in Online Journalism will be talking about their work in text, datavis, scraping and (TBC) bots.

• Barbara Maseda will show how she used text analysis tools in both Python and R to dig into speeches, social media updates and other data.

• Anna Noble will reprise a Tableau presentation she delivered to win a place on the Information Lab's Data School (http://www.thedataschool.co.uk/andy-kriebel/ds4/)

• Maria Crosas will explain how she has created bots on Telegram (https://dinfografia.wordpress.com/2016/08/21/how-to-build-a-telegram-bot-with-chatfuel/) and Facebook Messenger (https://dinfografia.wordpress.com/2016/08/15/building-facebook-messenger-bot-with-api-ai/)

• Carla Pedret will talk about her investigation into the asylum applications system, the challenges of getting information and her use of Python for scraping court judgements