peoplefindThor The web application lets you find people on Facebook by applying various filters. This tool was shared by Paul Myers during his Search Focussed and Fast keynote on Saturday during the EIJC17 Dataharvast conference in Mechelen.
It has become an annual tradition, hundreds of data journalists from around the globe gather in the historic city of Mechelen, Belgium to celebrate and share their work. This year the conference took off with the Hack Day on Thursday 18 May. The conference was wrapped up on Sunday after three days filled with over one hundred sessions in total given by 134 speakers and trainers volunteering to make the conference a succes.
Winnie de Jong (28) is datajournalist en werkt vanaf de zomer bij de NOS in Nederland. Momenteel houdt de Nederlandse een verdiende sabbat. Maar kan ze toch niet wegblijven van haar jaarlijkse traditie om deel te nemen aan The European Investigative Journalism and Dataharvest conferentie
Stephan Heffner (48) is a software developer at the german news magazine Der Spiegel. This year Heffner is attending the Dataharvast conference for the first time to learn more about the journalistic side of the data he works with every day.