Making your own data bot

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Matt Waite of University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 8 at 10:10am
  • Location: M104
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Heard about Sensor Journalism and want to get your hands dirty? We've got a handful of devices and some sensors. Come learn how to combine the physical world and the Internet by making a bot that records data.

This session is good for anyone.

Speaker Bios

  • Matt Waite is a professor of practice in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He teaches courses in reporting, data journalism and data visualization. From 2000-2011, he worked for the St. Petersburg Times where he developed the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact, was an investigative reporter for the Times and co-authored Paving Paradise: Florida's Vanishing Wetlands and the Failure of No Net Loss. @mattwaite

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