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Summer lightning talks!

Join Hacks Hackers DC for another round of lightning talks where fellow community members will showcase some exciting projects they are working on. 

• Sara Carothers, producer, digital news projects for The Washington Post (@sLcarothers ) - Will talk about her Twitter bots, @politicsfuego and @NewsFuego, inspired by NiemanLab's Fuego project.

• David Eads, technical architect for NPR Visuals team, (@eads) - Will present on the secret history of data journalism and what data journalists can learn from Ida B. Wells and Ida Tarbell.

• Steven Rich, database editor for investigations, The Washington Post, (@dataeditor)  - Will present his work on the Washington Post's police shooting database. http://wapo.st/1eY1FSK

•  Casey Miller, full-stack editorial tools engineer, Vox Media, (@caseymmiller)  - Will present on a tool in Vox’s recently launched Autotune platform that allows anyone on the editorial team to create charts. 

Afterwards, we’ll head to Irish Whiskey for some mingling and networking. 

Please be advised, we can only fit 30 people at Sunlight so only RSVP if you are sure you can make it. 

Hope to see you there!



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