Python 1: The fundamentals (repeat session)

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Michelle Minkoff of The Associated Press
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 9 at 9:00am
  • Location: Purdue/Wisconsin
  • 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

  • Michelle Minkoff is a Data Journalist at the Associated Press, which has been her intellectual home since 2011. Minkoff creates, cleans and analyzes data sets, with an interest in environmental reporting, and also dabbles in data visualization for analysis. Previously, she worked at PBS and as an intern at the LA Times' Data Desk. She also taught data journalism at Northwestern's Medill School, of which she is a 2010 graduate. @michelleminkoff

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