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Aaron Williams

California Civic Data Coalition, OpenNews, The Washington Post

Aaron Williams is a graphics reporter at the Washington Post. He’s a co-founder of the California Civic Data Coalition and on the advisory board for Open News.

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Aaron’s work on Source

Projects

  1. Databae, Better Bots, and the Automation We Need Right Now
  2. Why Mobile Data Visualization Shouldn’t Hurt
  3. Rethinking the Building Blocks of a Chronicle Interactive
  4. Building on Data Viz for All
  5. Package Data Like Software, and the Stories Will Flow Like Wine
  6. Introducing the California Civic Data Coalition
  7. Let research apps, MVC JavaScript, and APIs work for you

Articles by Aaron

  1. Five Years in News Nerd Careers (Part II)

    A state-of-the-community roundtable to celebrate Source’s five-year anniversary

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    Marking our five-year anniversary with a community roundtable on what’s changed since we launched—part two.

  2. Databae, Better Bots, and the Automation We Need Right Now

    Be smarter about software and share your imperfect code

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    Find practical approaches to creating software to cover democracy, from a SRCCON 2017 session

  3. Rethinking the Building Blocks of a Chronicle Interactive

    Designing, mapping, and deploying “The Airbnb Effect”

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    The Airbnb Effect, the San Francisco Chronicle’s follow-up story to a 2014 analysis of Airbnb listings in the city, was the first project the Chronicle’s Interactive desk published. The project tested the limits of the Chronicle’s CMS, and it is now the baseline we’re using for our larger enterprise features. Here’s a look at how it got started.

  4. Package Data Like Software, and the Stories Will Flow Like Wine

    A humble suggestion from your friends at the California Civic Data Coalition

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    The California Civic Data Coalition issues a challenge.

  5. Introducing the California Civic Data Coalition

    We’re here with two Django applications ready made to make California campaign finance data easier to access

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    Launching with two new Django applications ready made to make California campaign finance data easier to access.

  6. Let research apps, MVC JavaScript, and APIs work for you

    The Center for Investigative Reporting team tells how

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    The Center for Investigative Reporting continues their work visualizing Department of Veterans Affairs’ data. Here, they discuss their development process.

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