Python 1: The fundamentals

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Nausheen Husain of Chicago Tribune; Cecilia Reyes of Chicago Tribune
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 8 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Indiana/Iowa
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

An introduction to the Python programming language for absolute beginners. This class will cover basic fundamentals and syntax to prepare you for more advanced classes with a focus on data processing and analysis.

This session is good for: People who are comfortable working with data in spreadsheets or database managers and want to make the leap to programming.

Speaker Bios

  • Nausheen (no'sheen) is a reporter at the Chicago Tribune who is interested in civil liberties, migration, surveillance and community. She thinks frequently about what it is to be both American and Muslim, and how those affect her work with data and words.

  • Cecilia Reyes is a data reporter at the Chicago Tribune. She was raised in Mexico City, holds a B.A. in computer science from Columbia University and lives in Chicago. @kcecireyes

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