Author: R. Du

Open Data Day 2017 Hong Kong Hackathon

Open Source Hong Kong

Saturday, 4 March 2017 from 10:00 to 18:00 (HKT)

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong SAR China

Pls register at Eventbrite and visit Hackpad to add your open data hack ideas.

Please bring your laptop, laptop charger, power extension bar to attend ODD. For those who will present your project at the end of ODD, please also bring your VGA adoptor.

Eventbrite: https://opendatadayhk2017.eventbrite.hk
Hackpad: https://opensourcehk.hackpad.com/Open-Data-Day-HK-2017-QvQ2MhnhJE6
Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/154862401625387/permalink/244902289288064/
Open Data Day Offical website: http://opendataday.org
Email Enquiry: webmaster@opensource.hk

International Open Data Day in 2017 will be 4th March. Size is 60 participants.
Tentative Schedule
10:00 Reception and Networking
10:15 Introduction and Team Forming
11:00 Start of team works / discussions
16:00 Open Data Roundtable with Guests
17:00 Team Presentation
18:00 Closing
Venue Sponsor: CityU App Lab
Open Data Day 2017 HK Organising Committee is formed from the following communities and supporters.
– Initium Media
– Open Data Hong Kong
– Open Source Hong Kong
Pre-event Workshop – Python 101 intro & web scraping
Date & Time: 28 February 2017, Tuesday (20:00 – 21:30)
Venue: Classroom B5-209, 5/F Academic 1, City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon Tong.
Workshop Registration – https://oddhk17-scrapy.eventbrite.hk

Just announced: Data News Tops 2016 Philip Meyer Award for Precision Journalism

IRE (Investigative Reporters & Editors) just announced the 2016 Phili Meyer Award winners:  Data news projects top the list. First-placed “Doctors & Sex Abuse” by Atlanta Journal-Constitution, second-placed “How Fire Feeds” by Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, and third-placed “The Tennis Racket” by BuzzFeed are all data-driven investigations. Bravos to data news again.

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Coming soon: New DJ course – Data Visualization for News

HKBU’s Journalism Department is delighted to offer a new course in the coming semester, JOUR2106 Data Visualization for News. The course will be taught by Mr. HU Pili, CTO of Initium Media (Group), which is a leader of data journalism in Hong Kong.

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GIJN – 美国大选终局战:数据可视化下的胜与败

(This is a repost from GIJN, click the picture to read the original)
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Caixin Media Is Calling…

财新数据新闻实习生招聘

岗位要求:
· 新闻或财经专业重点院校在校生;
· 对数据新闻有认知、有兴趣;
· 知识面广,能适应各类新闻题材的策划和写作;
· 具备基本的数据整理和分析能力;
· 11月初能到岗,每周工作五天,可实习三个月或以上

工作地点:北京三里屯
简历发至:jiahuichen@caixin.com
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【财新招英文产品运营】

要求:
- 具备良好的中英文表达能力和沟通能力;
- 熟悉移动端的推广以及营销手段;
- 负责英文新闻和信息产品分析和效果评估(转化率提升),提升用户体验和活跃度;
- 思路灵活,富有创新精神,具有较强的沟通和亲和力;
- 有移动互联网、媒体行业产品经理、社群运营经验者优先。

工作地点:北京三里屯
简历发至:hiring@caixin.com


D&N Society Season 2.2 Colloquium: An editor’s perspective

***Due to the inclement weather, this colloquium has been rescheduled to Nov. 30, 12 noon @ CVA1022.

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For Season 2.2 Colloquium, we are very excited to have WANG Feng, editor-in-chief of Financial Times Chinese Network, to talk about data and news from an editor’s perspective:

When: 13:00~14:30, Oct. 21st, 2016 (Friday)

Where: CVA 516, HKBU

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Live Streaming: D&N Workshops Day 6, the final encounter

Good Thursday morning!

We spent our first two days with Prof. Jeff South of VCU working on data collection and analysis. Can’t believe today is already the last day of the workshop series: We will continue with Jeff on data visualization.

You can tune in to the live stream of our webcast via the following links and enjoy the workshops with us:

2 June Morning
http://chtl01.hkbu.edu.hk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=694cd1ca-ac56-4d31-85d6-26febd40cc0d

2 June Afternoon
http://chtl01.hkbu.edu.hk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=bf9ef13b-bc04-4116-b0d1-06977f711de9

Last but not least, Jeff has a fans group in Hong Kong already.

Live Streaming: D&N Workshops Day 5

Good Wednesday morning!

We spent our first day with Prof. Jeff South of VCU yesterday and learned lots of data collection skills. Today, Jeff will continue with us on data analysis.

You can tune in to the live stream of our webcast via the following links and enjoy the workshops with us:

1 June Morning
http://chtl01.hkbu.edu.hk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=e8cd7b0e-6cce-4647-9fea-b8e3cfeca120

1 June Afternoon

http://chtl01.hkbu.edu.hk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=a86def55-b2e8-48af-aff6-f54c26d44142

Cheers.

Live Streaming: D&N Workshops Day 4

Good Tuesday morning.

We spent a beautiful day with Initium Media CTO Hu Pili yesterday. Today, Prof. Jeff South from Virginia Commonwealth University starts his first day with us.

You can tune in to the live stream of our webcast via the following links and enjoy the workshops with us:

May 31 Morning Session:
http://chtl01.hkbu.edu.hk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=dc7e69aa-0c53-470a-ac06-93834bf4d2c1

May 31 Afternoon Session:

http://chtl01.hkbu.edu.hk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=ca75c276-8738-4001-8143-998c8ad87b6a

Cheers.

Live Streaming: D&N Workshops Day 3

Good Monday Morning!

We are now into Day 3 of the Workshops and today we have Mr. Hu Pili from Initium Media of Hong Kong with us.

You can tune in to the live stream of our webcast via the following links and enjoy the workshops with us:

30 May Morning Session:

http://chtl01.hkbu.edu.hk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=3b2829b7-1039-4849-894f-b99f4854349a

30 May Afternoon Session:

http://chtl01.hkbu.edu.hk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=9ac3d676-3d23-49a8-a796-b82c7907fb4e

Cheers!