Talks

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

2018
Oct. • What is a Data Desk? at PyDataLA in USC (Video » Slides »)
Sept. • What is a Data Desk? at BitCurator Users Forum in Los Angeles (Video » Slides »)
July • Data, data, gimme the news at USC in Los Angeles (Slides »)
March • Archiving data journalism at NICAR18 in Chicago (Slides »)
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 • Django Retrained at NICAR in Louisville (Video » Slides »)
March • Is 911 a joke in your town? at NICAR in Louisville (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 »)