What the hell is D3? And other questions you're afraid to ask

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Disha Raychaudhuri of NJ Advance Media; Mark Walker of The New York Times
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 9:00am
  • Location: Salon 1&2
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Ever wondered what people are talking about at this conference? What exactly is D3 and why would you want to use it? What is the difference between Ruby, Python and Javascript? And why is there a J in front of Query? Welcome to our no-judgment, starting-at-step-zero session even NICAR veterans can use. We'll review tech concepts and jargon you'll likely hear at NICAR this year and explain what they mean, why they're useful and point you to the sessions that can teach you the terms you now understand.

Speaker Bios

  • Disha Raychaudhuri is a reporter on the data and investigations team at NJ Advance Media. Prior to joining NJ Advance Media, she was a reporter in India and Bangladesh, where she covered education and produced oral history projects. Follow her on Twitter @Disha_RC.

  • Mark Walker, FOIA Researcher, The New York Times DC bureau. @bymarkwalker

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