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10-30 minute talks round 2

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Victor Jakubiuk - DataNitro: Python offers state of the art scientific and mathematical libraries, while Microsoft Excel provides a familiar interface for tabular data. In this talk I will demonstrate how to effectively analyze data with Python and Excel using DataNitro. I will show how to programmatically handle workbooks, integrate Numpy into Excel and display Matplotlib charts in spreadsheets. Practical examples will be provided.

Andrew Hill (@andrewxhill) is the Senior Scientist at Vizzuality ( & CartoDB ( where he works on mapping technology, data visualization, and other fun topics. Recent work he has been involved in include the PLUTO Data Tour ( and Living Cities ( At the Data Wizards meetup, Andrew will talk about his work with CartoDB and his ideas about the relationship between data visualization and storytelling.

Jonathan Roberts - Clean.Data: We all spend hours of our time cleaning data: parsing PDFs, changing formats, understanding why lines of a file are all NaN. Clean.Data is a non profit initiative to solve this problem, and we'll be presenting at the White House Energy Datapalooza in the fall.

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