First Observable notebook: Prototyping with polish **pre-registered attendees only
Skill level: Advanced
This three-hour, hands-on course will show you how journalists are putting Observable’s powerful potential to work. Using nothing but your web browser, you will sketch, refine and publish an interactive graphic like one that appeared in The New York Times. Along the way, you’ll see how Observable’s groundbreaking approach to coding can help you be more creative, ambitious and efficient.
Preregistration is required and seating is limited. Laptops will be provided.
I'm a graphics editor for the Opinion section of The New York Times. Before that, I studied physics and economics at UC Berkeley, where I started the projects team at The Daily Californian. I've interned at The Washington Post and The Los Angeles Times. @sahilchinoy
Iris Lee is a data journalist at the Los Angels Times Data Desk. @irisslee
Ben is the editor of the Data and Graphics Department in the Los Angeles Times newsroom. The team of reporters and computer programmers works together to collect, organize, analyze and present large amounts of information. He is also a co-founder of the California Civic Data Coalition, a network of journalists and computer programmers dedicated to opening up public data, and the leader of PastPages, an open-source effort to better archive digital news. @palewire
Aaron Williams is an investigative data reporter who specializes in data analysis and visualization for The Washington Post. Before joining the investigative team he was a reporter for the Post graphics desk. He previously covered housing, campaign finance, police and local politics for the San Francisco Chronicle and the Center for Investigative Reporting.
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