Command line tools for reporters (PC)

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Karrie Kehoe of ICIJ
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Denver I
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Ever struggled with large data sets? Want something more than excel or SQL but don’t know where to start with the command line? We will show you how to harness the awesome power of CSVKit to wrangle large datasets on the command line. It's easy to use, fast and powerful. It's a must in every data journalist's technical tool box.

Speaker Bios

  • Data journalist at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Previously Karrie worked for the RTÉ Investigations Unit in Dublin, The Times of London & Sunday Times and the Thomson Reuters Foundation in London. 

Related Tipsheets

  • csvkit and other command line tools
    This repo goes through how to go beyond Excel and SQL and enjoy the power of CSVKit to tame large datasets on the command line. https://github.com/KarrieK/NICAR16