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Thursday, July 17 • 14:00 - 15:00
Low-Tech Data: Story-Finding and Storytelling

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Looking for creative ways to find and present data stories in low-tech settings? We will share our hands-on, participatory techniques for bringing people together around data to find and tell powerful stories without computers. You'll walk away with skills and ideas to help the communities you work with!

Working with data can empower or disempower. Algorithms, technical language, unfamiliar processes - these all leave many communities incapable of working with data, or understanding data-driven discussions. Most folks don't "speak data".

We've developed and tested a set of hands-on activities that introduce finding stories in data to communities. Help us tweak them, give us your insights and experience, and lets all learn from each other!

Session hashtag: #OKFestLowTechData 

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Rahul Bhargava

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Rahul Bhargava is an educator, researcher, and designer who builds collaborative projects to interrogate our datafied society with a focus on rethinking participation and power in data processes. He has created big data research tools to investigate media attention, built hands-on... Read More →

Gabi Sobliye

Gabi comes from a human rights and legal background and at Tactical Tech she helps to think about new ways that information is communicated to reach particular communities through design.

Thursday July 17, 2014 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
Space S1 Kulturbrauerei

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