Services

Data-capture

We help you to get and organize information from public data or different websites with scrapping.

Data-cleaning

We structure databases with information from multiple databases in multiple formats. Organization of information and standardization of variables.

Visualization apps

We create public data visualization applications so that your users can know and explore databases. We use the latest technologies in data visualization to communicate information.

Algorithms

We implement artificial intelligence algorithms to facilitate your work with data, from predictive algorithms to pattern recognition.

Web specials

We develop interactive web specials based on data. The specials have different visual components to guide your readers. See examples of our specials.

About us

Datasketch is a digital platform of investigative and data journalism. Our portal allows journalists, data scientists, social scientists and citizens in general to learn and consult on data visualizations, tools, software and in-depth research on various short-term issues. We have free data tools and different projects to bridge the gap between data and citizenship that facilitates the democratization of knowledge and a critical review of social realities based on information contrasts.

Our team

Juan Pablo Marín

Electronic engineer with a master's degree in computational statistics. Expert in data science with applications in multiple areas such as economics, hydrology and journalism.

Camila Achuri

Statistics and expert in R programming language. She has developed various applications of data visualization in mobility and open data subjects.

Juliana Galvis

Politologist and candidate for a Master in Digital Humanities. She is currently leading the development of the Who Is database, as well as supporting journalistic research and the creation of databases.

David Daza

Bachelor of Electronics. Expert in development of applications and websites with emphasis on data journalism and content management of multiple databases.

Verónica Toro

Anthropologist and researcher. Responsible for the management and organization of the data-community in Colombia and Latin America and provide support in journalistic investigations and the creation of databases.

Andrea Cervera

Journalist responsible for writing articles, provide investigative support and community manager.

Ana Hernández

Mathematician and expert in R programming language. She has collaborated for various projects such as Infraestructura Visible and in the development of visualization tools.

Contact

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AbreLatam received Datasketch's Urbano project

September 12, 2017
AbreLatam received Datasketch's Urbano project

This game helps you learn how to spot fake-news

July 29, 2017
This game helps you learn how to spot fake-news

Young journalists: this prize is for you!

July 25, 2017
Young journalists: this prize is for you!

Apply for a scholarship to cover COP23

July 21, 2017
Apply for a scholarship to cover COP23

The Nieman Foundation Launches Scholarship to Improve Journalistic Projects

July 17, 2017
The Nieman Foundation Launches Scholarship to Improve Journalistic Projects

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Use this guide to be safe while working with Facebook

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Track the media's most reported phrases

Google News includes a fact-checking widget in it new version

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Google News includes a fact-checking widget in it new version

Two tools that will help you to make real-time fact-checking

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Two tools that will help you to make real-time fact-checking

8 bit statistics

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8 bit statistics

200 journalist get together in Madrid to face fake news

July 02, 2017
200 journalist get together in Madrid to face fake news

A new Data Journalism Handbook will be published in 2018!

June 28, 2017
A new Data Journalism Handbook will be published in 2018!

NewsLab launches courses you can make if you don't have time at all

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NewsLab launches courses you can make if you don't have time at all

Six tips to protect your information

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Six tips to protect your information

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These are the winners of the #dja2017

This is how you can think like a Freak when handling data

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This is how you can think like a Freak when handling data

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The best in #ddj this week!

Don't miss the best of the Microsoft Summit!

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Don't miss the best of the Microsoft Summit!

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This course will teach everything you need to know about Excel for #ddj

This is the ultimate dataset to find reliable sources

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This is the ultimate dataset to find reliable sources

Turn boring data into cool GIFs with this tool

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Turn boring data into cool GIFs with this tool

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Choose the #dataviz you need according to the 5W questions

Why every journalist should use The Archive's Wayback Machine

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Why every journalist should use The Archive's Wayback Machine

Hallelujah! Finally a free PNG image bank

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Hallelujah! Finally a free PNG image bank

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This is our pick for the #DJA2017

Create awesome timelines with TimelineJS

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Create awesome timelines with TimelineJS

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ForoCap, the best meeting of journalism in Central America

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ForoCap, the best meeting of journalism in Central America

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Dataviz.Tools: millions of resources to develop your #ddj skills

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Why #ddj is so much more than cute #dataviz

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Use this tool to compare images and see how time changes all

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Use this tool to compare images and see how time changes all

Build interactive personalized mobile maps

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Build interactive personalized mobile maps

ChartAccent, a tool for Data-Driven Storytelling

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ChartAccent, a tool for Data-Driven Storytelling

Learn statistics through #dataviz

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Learn statistics through #dataviz

Don't miss your chance to apply to the #DJA

February 26, 2017
Don't miss your chance to apply to the #DJA

Last chance to submit your proposal to the Data Journalism Awards

April 12, 2016
Last chance to submit your proposal to the Data Journalism Awards

The best 9 data visualization libraries

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The best 9 data visualization libraries

Scrapping for dummies? Spiranca comes to the rescue

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Scrapping for dummies? Spiranca comes to the rescue

University of Hong Kong will offer MOOC on data driven journalism

February 24, 2016
University of Hong Kong will offer MOOC on data driven journalism