Thanks to everyone who pitched and voted on the 2017 Lightning Talks. Here are the talks we’ll be hearing Friday, March 3 at 4:45 p.m. You can read more about them on our Lightning Talks page.

  • CAR through the ages: what I learned from collecting every single NICAR program since 1990 — Christine Zhang
  • Subverting the story model in the age of Trump — Tyler Fisher
  • Stuff I’ve said to FOIA officers to get them to give me … well, stuff — Cezary Podkul
  • What I learned by submitting the same FOIA more than 1,000 times — Steven Rich
  • Self-care for Nerds — Aditi Bhandari
  • How to collaborate when no one understands what you do — Caelainn Barr
  • Everything I Wasted Time Worrying About as A Newbie Coder — Kate Rabinowitz
  • Using Uber’s open data to understand cities — Cory Kendrick
  • 58 stupid things we learned from mapping all 25,000 of California’s election precincts — Joe Fox
  • Literally Everything The New York Times Knows About Elections — Jeremy Bowers