Short and sweet, Lightning Talks have become a highlight of the CAR conference, organized and hosted by Derek Willis of The New York Times. This year they played to an overflow crowd in the biggest NICAR yet. Attendee Fernando Diaz of Hoy Chicago captured them all on video.


Christopher Groskopf

Refactoring; or Why Your Code Sucks and How to Fix It


Lena Groeger

A Few of My Favorite Wee Things


Anthony Pesce

Natural Language Processing in the Kitchen


Chase Davis

Five (more) algorithms in five (more) minutes 


Katie Park

What we can learn from terrible data viz 


Steven Rich

Practical Calculus


Jeremy Bowers

The whole internet in 5 minutes!


Tyler Fisher

How to Raise an Army


Ben Welsh

You Must Learn