csvkit

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Leila Haddou of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 11:30am
  • Location: Salon 5
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Ever struggled with large data sets? Or need to quickly join or merge datasets without the benefit of a database? We will show you how to harness the awesome power of csvkit to wrangle large datasets on the command line. It's easy to use, fast and powerful. It's a must in every data journalist's toolbox.

This session is good for: People who want a solution for working with multiple CSV files without having to open Excel or to join or merge files without a database.

Speaker Bios

  • Leila Haddou is an investigative reporter and former data journalism editor for The Times and Sunday Times in London. She has previously worked on investigations for the Financial Times and the Guardian and has an avid interest in how technology can aid deep-dive, public interest reporting. @leilahaddou

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