RJI Futures Lab senior editor to teach Python data science course at CAR conference in Chicago

This week, I’ll reunite with my California Civic Data Coalition colleagues to co-teach a six-hour, hands-on session at the annual Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference in Chicago. Our class, “First Python Notebook,” is for journalists who want to learn data science. We’ll show our students how to use computer-assisted techniques to report on money in state politics, but the skills could … Continued

RJI Futures Lab adds new senior editor to its team

Journalist and developer James Gordon has joined the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute as the new senior editor for the RJI Futures Lab. He will help RJI as it grows its technical expertise, particularly in mobile technology and artificial intelligence. Gordon will develop, test and analyze new platforms for journalism. His work will include analyzing … Continued