Demo Day 8


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What is Demo Day? Presenters get 5 minutes to present a journalism-oriented project, and 5 minutes to answer questions from the audience. It's a fast-paced, fun evening, and we hope you'll be a part of it.

The Demo Day 8 lightning talks will include:

• The GuardianMobile Innovation Lab's approach to Web Notifications, by Alastair Coote, Connor Jennings, Sasha Koren, Sarah Schmalbach and Madeline Welsh

• Carto's open source tool for finding the context needed to tell stories with your data, by Andy Eschbacher, Andrew Hill, John Krauss and Stuart Lynn

• Bloom's geolocation platform ( for local news publishers, by Stephen Jefferson, Matthew Jefferson and C. Zawadi Morris

• Klaxon, an open-source tool for monitoring newsworthy changes, by Tom Meagher, Andy Rossback and Ivar Vong

• Ask, a form/gallery to collect, manage, and display user-generated contributions from The Coral Project (, by Greg Barber, Andrew Losowky, Jeff Nelson and the Coral Project team.

• Rio 2016 Table Builder, or how The New York Times Interactive News desk took a new approach to getting Olympics data onto their site, by Scott Blumenthal, Sam Jacoby, Jeff Sisson and Michael Strickland.

Refund policy: Cancel at least 24 hours before the event to receive a full refund. We cannot issue refunds after that.


6:30 p.m.: Doors, dinner + socializing

~7:00 p.m.: Demos/lightning talks begin

~8:15 p.m.: Hiring announcements, networking and socializing

A big thanks to Stack Overflow ( for hosting Demo Day 8!

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Read more about our previous Demo Days:

• Demo Day 7 (

• Demo Day 6 (

• Demo Day 5 (

• Demo Day 4 (

• Demo Day 3 (

• Demo Day 2 (

• Demo Day 1 (