Talks

A selection of slides and videos from my public-speaking appearances.

2017
Sept.  What is a Data Desk? at CSUN's DataJam in Northridge (Slides »)
Aug.  What is a Data Desk? at Big Data Day in Los Angeles (Video » Slides »)
June  What is a Data Desk? at Hollywood Data Science in Los Angeles (Slides »)
April  Distinguished Journalism Awards at Union Club in Chicago (Video »)
2016
Oct.  The Framework Fix at Dodging the Memory Hole III in Los Angeles (Video »)
Oct.  How to tell a story with charts in five charts at IRE Watchdog Workshop in San Diego (Slides »)
2015
Nov.  Show and Tell with the L.A. Times Data Desk at Hacks/Hackers in Los Angeles (Slides »)
Nov.  The Open Data Opportunity at The Milken Institute in Santa Monica (Video »)
Aug.  Package data like software and the stories will flow like wine at Media Party in Buenos Aires (Video » Slides »)
July  California Civic Data Coalition at Knight News Challenge announcement in Austin (Video » Slides »)
May  Django + Memento at Dodging the Memory Hole II in Charlotte (Slides »)
2014
Dec.  What is a Data Desk? at CCCB Lab in Barcelona (Video » Slides »)
Dec.  First Web Scraper at CCCB Lab in Barcelona (Video » Slides »)
Nov.  Introducing Storytracker at Dodging the Memory Hole in Columbia, Missouri (Video » Slides »)
Feb.  You Must Learn at NICAR in Baltimore (Video » Slides »)
Feb.  What is a Data Desk? at DataVis LA in Santa Monica (Video »)
2013
Nov.  El Cartografo en su Laberinto at Data Fest in Buenos Aires (Video » Slides »)
April  L.A.'s Political Calculus at Festival of Books in Los Angeles (Slides »)
March  Is 911 a joke in your town? at NICAR in Louisville (Slides »)
March  Django Retrained at NICAR in Louisville (Video » Slides »)
Feb.  How we use DocumentCloud at the Los Angeles Times at NICAR in Louisville (Slides »)
2012
May  What is a Data Desk? at ONA LA in Los Angeles (Video »)
April  Human-assisted reporting at ISOJ in Austin (Video » Slides »)
Feb.  How I learned to stop worrying and love flat files at NICAR in St. Louis (Slides »)
Feb.  Locating the story at NICAR in St. Louis (Slides »)
2011
Feb.  PostGIS is your new bicycle at NICAR in Raleigh (Slides »)
2010
Dec.  Pluggable Maps at Hacks/Hackers in Los Angelse (Slides »)
2008
Sept.  Django in Journalism at Djangocon in Mountain View (Video »)