Autotune: Making reusable graphics

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Casey Miller of Los Angeles Times; Kavya Sukumar of Hearken
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Penrose
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Autotune is Vox Media's open source tool for managing reusable apps and graphics. More on it here (https://source.opennews.org/en-US/articles/introducing-autotune/) and here (github.com/voxmedia/autotune/wiki). This session will walk you through how you can use Autotune to take your apps and graphics from one-off to reusable. It will also walk the audience through how code can potentially be shared across newsrooms easily.

Speaker Bios

  • Casey is a data and visual journalist working on the Data and Graphics team at the Los Angeles Times. In the past she has helped create visual and data driven graphics and narratives at Mapbox, Vox Media, and The Wall Street Journal.

  • Kavya Sukumar is a developer-journalist at Hearken working on tech for the audience engagement space. She was an Opennews fellow in 2015 and has worked at Vox.com and The Palm Beach Post. Follow her @kavyaSukumar.

Related Tipsheets

  • Autotune: Making reusable graphics
    Autotune is Vox Media's open source tool for managing reusable apps and graphics. The following presentation and tipsheets go through how to use Autotune to take your apps and graphics from one-off to reusable. Introduction: https://source.opennews.org/en-US/articles/introducing-autotune/ Github repo: https://github.com/voxmedia/autotune/wiki/