Making your own data bot

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Matt Waite of University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 8 at 10:10am
  • Location: M104
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Heard about Sensor Journalism and want to get your hands dirty? We've got a handful of devices and some sensors. Come learn how to combine the physical world and the Internet by making a bot that records data.

This session is good for anyone.

Speaker Bios

  • Matt Waite is a professor of practice in the College of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He teaches courses in data journalism, web development and the intersection of storytelling and technology. From 2007-2011, he was a programmer/journalist for the St. Petersburg Times where he developed the Pulitzer Prize-winning website PolitiFact. Prior to that he was an award winning investigative reporter. @mattwaite

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