Sometimes you write a piece of software and it gets used for purposes you didn’t quite imagine at the time. Sometimes you write a piece of software and it unexpectedly rearranges your life.
Meetups this week throughout Europe as well as international gatherings in Perugia and Austin.
Deadline to propose to ONA and SRCCON this Friday, plus events in the US, UK, and more.
Our now-traditional #botweek closing peers inside our metaphors and the fragile magic of the bots we make, use, and love.
A roundup of the little bots that make daily research and administrative tasks easier and more fun.
It started as a joke and turned into hashing through thousands of Net Neutrality comments the hard way, then building a chatbot to post them and interact with curious readers.
When and how to say goodbye to the bots when something has gone terribly wrong…or when no one’s really laughing anymore.
A Node-based Twitter bot, one easy step at a time—plus the way John Keefe teaches basic botmaking to class of journalism/design students.
Meet our Twitter bot that follows a list of users and retweets them when they mention a certain topic.
Offloading some of a burden of continuous human monitoring to a friendly bot can be just the comfort you need on a cold Election Night.
It’s a slow week for events, so why not spend some time proposing talks to upcoming conferences?
It’s the last day to apply for grants for women journalists, plus lots of meetups and hackathons this week.
How NPR’s picture stories have changed—and the design principles and iterative work behind all the changes.
Meetups this week in Manchester, Portland, Vienna, and Philadelphia, plus Thursday is the deadline to submit idea to the Knight News Challenge: Elections.
Meetups this week in Buenos Aires and La Paz, plus a journalism hackathon before SXSW.
This week, hundreds of news nerds will gather in Atlanta for the National Institute of Computer Assisted Reporting’s annual conference.
Meetups, trainings, and hackathons around the world this week, plus plenty of opportunities for you to pitch proposals to upcoming events.
A week full of deadlines: SND competition and SNDMakes application, ONA-Poynter Women’s Leadership Academy, and NICAR Lightning Talks voting.
The Census Bureau’s population counts make trends in household makeup easy to track. All you need are two things: an understanding of how the Census asks Americans about households and relationships, and where to find the right tables amid the haystack of tabulations. That’s what this post aims to help you with.