Website scraping with OpenAustralia Foundation & morph.io
We'd like to make May as interactive and hands-on as possible, so bring your laptop if you can.
6:00pm Arrive / Socialise / Grab a drink
6:30pm Luke Bacon (http://equivalentideas.com/) from the OpenAustralia Foundation (https://www.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/) will show us the joy of web scraping, a flexible and powerful way to collect data for your projects. Luke will show us how scrapers are the backbone of OAF’s civic hacking projects, and walk though how we can use them in our own projects.
7:00pm Drinks / Food arrive.
7:30pm More fun with scraping
8:00pm Close / Socialise
Hacks/Hackers is supported by a number of wonderful sponsors. Our presentation partner hub4101 (http://www.hub4101.com/) provides event support and does a great job of promoting innovation, creativity and digital technology in the 4101 postcode (http://www.hub4101.com/map/).
We're very pleased to have sponsorship for this event fromThoughtWorks (https://www.thoughtworks.com/) (who provide food and drink) and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (http://www.abc.net.au/) (who provide our venue).
If you have any other questions or suggestions for this event or to make 2016 a great year for Hacks/Hackers Brisbane, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
You can email us ( firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com ) or get in touch via Twitter (@hackshackersbne (https://twitter.com/hackshackersbne)).