Thu20Oct201619:00TU Dortmund: Vogelpothsweg 74, Newsroom "Pflichtlektüre"
Our weekly get togethers on thursday evenings are open to everyone!
Thu06Oct201619:00TU Dortmund: Vogelpothsweg 74, Newsroom "Pflichtlektüre"
Moritz will talk about how you can protect your privacy online. We'll learn about encrypted mailing and set up PGP keys together.
Thu23Jun201619:00Room 3.428, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, TU Dortmund
Open Street Map is an open source map service. It has everything your heart desires, geo-data wise. Let's figure out how to get some data from it!
Thu16Jun201619:00Room 3.428, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, TU Dortmund
Now that Sakander has put together a script for scraping Facebook search results, we'll go through that step by step and see what we learn.
Thu09Jun201619:00Room 3.428, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, TU Dortmund
We'll look at how the Facebook Graph Search works and develop a way to scrape the results with the Python "requests" library.
Visit us at the Dataharvest European Investigative Journalism Conference in Mechelen. It's going to be great. See you there!
Thu12May201619:00Newsroom Pflichtlektüre, TU Dortmund
Our favourite designer will give a crash course in Adobe Illustrator.
Thu21Apr201619:00Room 3.427, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, Dortmund
Marie will teach us how to tidy, summarize and analyze datasets in R — with just a few lines of code. An introduction to the R packages dplyr and tidyr.
Thu07Apr201619:00Room 3.427, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, Dortmund
Sak will give an introduction to the data visualization software Gephi. We'll take a look at party donations in Germany and create a network graph showing who donates and to whom. Let's see what we find.
Thu17Mar201619:00Room 3.427, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, Dortmund
Thu10Mar201619:00Room 3.427, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, Dortmund
Journocoder Elena will give an introduction to notebooks. We'll learn...
- ...how to use a Jupyter notebook as a console and editor
- ...how to deal with and manipulate basic data structures in Python
Thu03Mar201619:00 - 22:00Huyssenallee 11, 45128 Essen
Journocode field trip to the meetup for data driven journalism in NRW, organized by correctiv.org. With input by:
- Ada Homolova, @naberacka, data journalist @oneworldnl, Amsterdam
- Michael Hörz, @data_meining, data journalist / trainer, Berlin
- Simon Jockers, @sjockers, data journalist @correctiv_org, Berlin
More info here.
Thu25Feb201619:00Room 3.427, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, Dortmund
Journocoder Sak will give a little introduction to the open source programming language Python. We'll do some basic computing and try out a nice little package on entity analysis.
Thu18Feb201619:00Room 3.427, Emil-Figge-Str. 50, Dortmund
Let's make some pretty graphics in R. Marie will talk about the ggplot2 package. We'll learn about
- the "grammar of graphics"
- creating and editing basic ggplot graphics
Thu04Feb201619:00Emil-Figge-Str. 50, Dortmund
Time to step out of the R comfort zone! This week, we'll talk HTML & CSS basics.
Thu28Jan201619:00 - 22:00Huyssenallee 11, 45128 Essen
The first meetup for data driven journalism in NRW, organized by correctiv.org. With input by:
- Our very own Marie-Louise Timcke (@datentaeterin), who will talk about Journocode and her own projects
- Moritz Klack from Berliner Morgenpost Interaktiv
- Stefan Wehrmeyer from correctiv and fragdenstaat.de
More info here.
Last week, we built some nice maps in R using leaflet and the web application framework shiny. Now it's time to
- practice R graphics some more
- host them online for everyone to see
Since R is entirely open source, people have created wonderful extensions for your coding experience.
To get started in 2016, we're honing our data cleaning and visualization skills with a little exercise: Analyzing our journocode group chat! Skills we'll need:
- Pre-cleaning data in Excel
- Cleaning datasets in R
- Visualizing data with the ggplot2 package