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Monday, October 29 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Dealing with Massive Amounts of Data

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When your massive dataset stops Excel in its tracks you need to pull out the big guns. This session explores how to use command line tools to process multi-gigabyte files and to extract key information from them. Prepare to get your hands dirty. This very worthwhile session will give you ninja skills but is not for the faint of heart.

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Adi Eyal

Director, OpenUp – Codebridge
Trained as a computer scientist and founder of OpenUp (formerly Code for South Africa), a civic technology organisation promoting the use of data and technology to drive social change. Through OpenUp he launched South Africa’s first data journalism academy which sought to train... Read More →

Monday October 29, 2018 3:30pm - 4:30pm SAST
Lab 2 Maths Building