Thinking with Computation

“The purpose of computation is insight, not numbers.”  Hamming, 1962. Fernando Perez, one of the creators of the Jupyter Notebook, began his talk at the Brown Institute Thursday with this quote from Richard Hamming’s book on algorithms. Fernando, or at least Jupyter, will be familiar to students in the Journalism School who have taken any

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Twitch 4 News? The Washington Post’s Phoebe Connelly tells us more

Washington Post Deputy Video Editor Phoebe Connelly joined Twitch’s Cody Conners to explain how the paper is using the live- streaming platform for news. Testing the concept of a “Post Twitch channel” with Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress, the Post discovered that Twitch – typically frequented by video-gamers – provides an interesting space for analysis

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