Easy machine learning for data journalists

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Dale Markowitz of Google
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 9 at 11:30am
  • Location: Salon 1&2
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

In newsrooms, machine learning has been used to identify secret spy planes, tag unreported hate crimes, track overfishing, and more. Google’s machine learning tools make it easy to build projects like this, no data science background required. This one hour talk will give an overview of these tools and show how they can be used for compelling, data-driven reporting.

Speaker Bios

  • Dale Markowitz (@dalequark) is a Developer Advocate for Machine Learning on Google Cloud. Before that she worked as a software engineer in Google Research and for the online dating site OkCupid. Dale has written about society and technology for The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Gizmodo, and others. 

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