Expert

Google Collaboratory

Google Colab runs notebooks on a virtual machine that can execute your code, connect to data in the Google cloud, and share with a collaborators.

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  • Hands-on with fast.ai

    Automatically sort text or images with machine-learning. Got too much text to read, or too many images to dig through? Make the computer do it, by teaching by example.

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  • Data visualization introduction

    Visualizations can help make a complex story simpler. Play with simple data visualization tools, learn how to automatically import data into a map, and explore the elegant templates of Flourish.

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  • Introduction to using data in your reporting

    An overview of the key data analysis tools and techniques used to produce investigative stories, with examples of stories that were made possible with these tools.

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  • Backgrounding like a boss: Reporting on people and companies with free tools

    Even great reporters can get tricked by fake names or sketchy backgrounds. We’ll walk through some websites and strategies you can use to create a routine and spot potential red flags before you get burned.

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  • Advanced search techniques

    This primer on Google search includes tips for effective image searches.

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  • Advanced verification tools

    Watchdog training on advanced verification tools, focused on protest examples (exclusive to Gannett journalists through our relationship with Google News Lab).

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