Data meetups in Nigeria and Taipei

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Welcome, hacks and hackers! If you feel like joining some of your fellow hacks and hackers this week, Taipei is holding an online “Epidemic Data Gathering” on the 31st.

The Nigeria group is also holding a free workshop on R. Both are still open for registration!

Happening this week:

Worth a read:

  • The Knight Foundation is hosting a virtual symposium in early November examining the impact of the Internet on communication, connection, and democracy over the past three decades.
  • Investigative Reporters & Editors just held its first DBEI Symposium, talking about diversity, belonging, equity and inclusion. You can find some of the presentations and other lessons learned at the hashtag #DBEISymposium.
  • A study from researchers at the University of Minnesota found that local news gets drowned out by stories with national relevance on Facebook due to algorithms and media consolidation.

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