Tipsheets and tutorials

Session materials from panels, demos and hands-on classes at the 2013 CAR Conference. Were you a CAR 2013 speaker with materials we don’t yet have on this list? Send them to web editor Tony Schick at tony@ire.org or resource center director Laurent Grandestaff at lauren@ire.org.

THURSDAY


Tableau Public for beginners and pros — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Seneca/Iroquois

Information design and crossing the digital divide — 9 a.m. Regency North

Getting started: digging deep with data journalism — 9 a.m. in Regency Center

Exploratory data analysis — 9 a.m. in Regency South

Newscamp::Data science for nerdy journalists  — 9 a.m. in Keeneland

My friend FRED: Using Fed data tools to add context to stories — 9 a.m. in Churchill Downs

FOIA Machine — 10 a.m. in Churchill Downs

Waste investigations for any community — 10 a.m. in Regency Center

Web tools for investigators — 11 a.m. in Regency South

Down and dirty with the DocumentCloud API — 11 a.m. in Churchill Downs

The data-driven story part 1: conceiving and launching  — 11 a.m. in Regency Center

Bringing Excel to the web with Excel 2013 and SkyDrive — 2 p.m. in Churchill Downs

Dig deeper with social tools — 2 p.m. in Regency South

The data-driven story pt. 2: Putting the package together — 2 p.m. in Regency Center

Mobile + DataViz: Friends or frenemies? — 2 p.m. in Regency North

The data-driven story part 3: bulletproofing and presentation — 3 p.m. in Regency Center

Wrangling web data with Google docs: beginner course — 3 p.m. in Churchill Downs

Practical machine learning: Tips, tricks and real-world examples for machine learning in the newsroom – 3 p.m. in Regency North

Hone your Fusion Tables training skills — 4 p.m. in Regency Center

No complaints: Navigating the New American Fact Finder, improvements and updates — 4 p.m. in Churchill Downs

 

FRIDAY


Intro to SQLite — 9 a.m. in Kentucky Suite

Excel 1 — 9 a.m. in Shawnee-Cherokee

Build your first news app with Django —  9 a.m. in Seneca/Iroquois

Those dastardly PDFs — 9 a.m. in Regency North

Year in CAR —  9 a.m. in Regency Center

Intro to programming in Ruby — 10 a.m. in Kentucky Suite

Inspect this — 10 a.m. in Regency Center

Excel 2 — 10 a.m. in Shawnee-Cherokee

Introduction to text editors — 10 a.m. in Gulfstream/Hialeah

Data viz on a shoestring —  10 a.m. in Regency South

CAR on the beat — 11 a.m. in Regency South

Is 911 a joke in your town? — 11 a.m. in Regency Center

Intro to Javascript the right way — 11 a.m. in Kentucky Suite

Covert reporting using technology to cover your tracks — 11 a.m. in Regency North

Beyond the scoreboard: Using data to investigate sports — 2 p.m. in Regency Center

Data on the fly: real-time news coverage — 2 p.m. in Regency South

Excel Magic: Advanced functions for data cleaning and more — 2 p.m. in Keeneland

Twitter mecahnics, strategy and apps — 2 p.m. in Gulstream/Hialeah

Using OpenRefine to clean and explore dirty data — 3 p.m. in Keeneland

Disasters: Preparing for and digging in after the storm — 3 p.m. in Regency Center

How to serve mad traffic — 3 p.m. in Churchill Downs

Stats in Excel — 4 p.m. in Keeneland

Computer Science 101: How to speak the language of the people who speak computer — 4 p.m. in Regency South

Lightning Talks — 4 p.m. in Regency Center

 

SATURDAY


The great divide: Investigating income inequality — 9 a.m. in Regency Center

Discovery, validation, publication: How to be ready for your social media Sandy — 9 a.m. in Churchill Downs

How can we get the widest impact out of technology projects? — 9 a.m. in Regency North

Inside baseball: What data journalism can learn from sports — 10 a.m. in Regency North 

The one-query story: Quick hits for your newsroom — 10 a.m. in Regency Center

Building data-driven beats — 9 a.m. in Regency South

Scraping with Node.js — 11 a.m. in Kentucky suite

How to edit a news app — 11 a.m. in regency south

Developing reusable visualization components using D3 and Backbone — 11 a.m. in Churchill-Downs

Dashboards for reporting — 11 a.m. Regency North

Data tactics for the well-rounded business reporter — 11 a.m. in Regency Center

Infect the CMS — 2 p.m. in Regency North

Dodging disasters: How to avoid making errors with data — 2 p.m. in Regency South

Git and Github: Learning to commit to version control — 2 p.m. in Keeneland

Python programming for the rest of us 1, 2, 3 –2 p.m. in Kentucky Suite

Python programming for the rest of us 2: Database connections — 3 p.m. in Kentucky Suite

Finding stories in health data — 3 p.m. in Regency Center

(Way) beyond charts: Making interactives fun — 3 p.m. Regency North

Making timelines — 3 p.m. in Gulfstream/Hialeah

Connecting the dots with NodeXL — 4 p.m. in Gulfstream/Hialeah

Campaign finance the data science way — 4 p.m in Regency North

Data journalism around the globe — 4 p.m. in Regency South

SUNDAY


Mapping best practices — 9 a.m. in Regency Center

Finding data online — 11 a.m. in Regency South

Mapping in ArcView