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Thursday, September 14 • 15:00 - 17:00
Assessing data-based sources

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How reliable is a source? How can we know the data is trustworthy? Which criteria of a data source can be automatically assessed? Which manually? Can we define a process for this? Can we have an easy way to check for quality in data sources?

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Martín Szyszlican

Technology coordinator, PODER (México)
Technology coordinator at PODER in Mexico City, develops several free software and open-data basedtools for researchers and journalists to better understand the elites that capture the state in Mexico andLatinamerica such as QuienEsQuien.wiki, TorreDeControl.org and MexicoLeaks.mxStudied... Read More →

Thursday September 14, 2017 15:00 - 17:00 GMT-03
Sala Galería Konex - Sarmiento 3131
  • timeSuggested 42976
  • skillsAndBackground I expect people with background on using and publishing data, investigative journalists and people in general that want to alleviate the task of assessing the quality of data sources.
  • skillsAndBackgroundLevel Middle
  • twitter @martinszy
  • suggestedProfile Hackers & SoftwareDevelopers, Hacks & Journalists & Editors, Social Data Activists
  • requirements There needs to be a couple of computers in case people want to research, a big screen for initial slides, then it's all pen an paper.
  • expectedOutcome We will produce a methodology to evaluate data sources and hope to build a website around it.
  • Have you been in the Buenos Aire yes
  • Do you participate in any commun yes
  • Tell us which is the community t hhba, okfn, school of data, ixda
  • creator name Martín Szylican
  • creator email martinszy@gmail.com