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Thursday, September 14 • 09:00 - 12:00
Get that data! An intro to scraping for journalists with the goal of building your own datasets

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Workshop description: How many times were you frustrated by the fact that the information you need is out there on the web, but you don't have time to put it on a table. Let the robots work for you! In this workshop you will learn the basic skills required to scrape information out of websites and take advantage of powerful free tools to do the job. No coding required!

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Marco Túlio Pires

Google News Lab Lead, Brazil, Google News Lab (Brazil)
Marco Túlio Pires is the News Lab Lead for Brazil. at the Google News Lab. Before joining Google in 2017, Marco was School of Data’s program manager, a global network of organizations and trainers that help journalists and NGOs how to use data with maximum impact. Marco cofoun... Read More →

Thursday September 14, 2017 09:00 - 12:00
Sala Galería Konex - Sarmiento 3131
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  • skillsAndBackground o build your own datasets based on unstructured data available on the web.
  • skillsAndBackgroundLevel Low
  • twitter @mtrpires
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  • expectedOutcome To build your own datasets based on unstructured data available on the web.
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  • creator name Marco Túlio Pires
  • creator email mtrpires@google.com

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