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Simon Willison: How Datasette Helps with Investigative Reporting (Part 2)

Simon Willison: How Datasette Helps with Investigative Reporting (Part 2)

Update: 2023-12-02
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In this second part of the episode with Simon Willison, he shares how Datasette, the open-source data exploration and publishing tool he built, could help journalists perform data analysis with minimum technical expertise. He also shares some fun use cases of ChatGPT in his personal life. 


Simon, a former software architect at The Guardian and a JSK Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, currently works full-time to build open-source tools for data journalism. Before becoming an independent open-source developer, Simon was an engineering director at Eventbrite. He is also renowned for his work as the co-creator of the Django Web Framework, a key tool in Python web development.


If you're intrigued to discover how Datasette works and how it can help you in your newsroom, don't miss the opportunity to connect directly with Simon Willison.


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Simon Willison: How Datasette Helps with Investigative Reporting (Part 2)

Simon Willison: How Datasette Helps with Investigative Reporting (Part 2)