MySQL

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Jack Gillum of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 8 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Diamond Cove - conference level
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Data often comes in large or relational tables that require a good database manager beyond what Excel can offer. MySQL is a free powerful and popular open-source tool and with it, you can transform and analyze almost any data set. In this class, we will introduce you to MySQL and how it works.

This session is good for: People with some experience working with data in columns and rows and who are familiar with SQL.

Speaker Bios

  • Jack Gillum is a senior reporter at ProPublica covering the intersection of technology and civil rights, with a focus on algorithms and criminal justice. He’s previously covered D.C.-based investigations at The Washington Post and The Associated Press, and worked for USA Today and the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. @jackgillum  

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