Methods Talk: Rob Carrington from Q2ebanking

Thu, April 26, 2018
Methods Talk: Rob Carrington from Q2ebanking
Welcome, Rob!

Rob Carrington from Q2ebanking presents: "Fantastic Datasets and Where to Find Them: Using Web Data for Social Science" as a PRC Methods Talk. 

Description: Are you curious about how to scrape administrative data from the web for your research projects? Have you ever thought about analyzing social media posts, but don’t know where to start? Come to a talk with Robert Carrington, MS, a software developer with years of experience scraping and taming messy web-based data for analyses. The talk will focus on pulling data from web pages and APIs, as well as transforming those raw results into flat files of rows and columns for easy data analysis.

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