Mike will show you how to build graphics, fact-check photos and verify news, scrape data from websites and .pdfs. You’ll use tools such as:
You’ll also do some data scraping with Google Sheets and tabula.technology.
This training session is open to:
Prior to the training, please download the apps and software listed here.
Basic and advanced Google search, Google Trends and verification resources, including Google Reverse Image Lookup, Google Translate, Google Test My Site and mobile pages, privacy tools and MyActivity.Googlecom
We’ll use Google Sheets to scrape data off government websites, create maps and graphics in MyMaps and Fusion Tables. We’ll also tinker with Google Public Data Explorer to build graphics using U.S. Census data.
How to use Google Earth Pro to record animations and gather rights-free photos from specific locations. We’ll also play with Google Earth Timelapse tool and the Streetview phone app. Participants should have Google Earth Pro downloaded (it’s free) prior to coming to the session.
We’ll work with Google Cardboard camera as well as some non-Google apps to build multimedia, social media graphics and more on your phones. We have apps for both iOS and Android phones. You should download the apps listed here prior to coming to the session.
Space is limited. Register today!