Command line for reporters (Unix)

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: AJ Vicens of Mother Jones
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 10:15am
  • Location: Lincolnshire
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Too often in data journalism we forget about the basics. And it doesn't get as basic as the command line. Even knowing a little will make your job easier. Mother Jones reporter AJ Vicens will run through some simple commands, dive into working with spreadsheets and show you some handy tools he frequently uses at work.

This session is good for: People who feel intimidated by the command line on their computer, but want to explore the power of command line tools.

Speaker Bios

  • AJ Vicens is a reporter at Mother Jones magazine, working out of Washington, D.C. He covers cybersecurity, national security, data, Puerto Rico, and the occasional odd tale related to UFOs. @AJVicens

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