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.

Mariana Villamizar

Systems engineer and designer. Expert in user experience, data visualization and graphic communication. Feminist.

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ForoCap, the best meeting of journalism in Central America

May 09, 2017

Next week, El Salvador will receive again more than 3,000 journalists from Latin America to discuss the challenges they face while working in the region.

El Salvador will receive again more than 3,000 journalists from Latin America to discuss the challenges they face while working in the region.

The meeting will take place from May 15th to May 20th at the Central American Forum of Journalism (ForoCAP), which has being organized by El Faro since 2010.

 

The initiative emerges with the aim of promoting an open space for public meetings between citizens and journalism to discuss the urgencies faced by our societies.

 

The event is already an essential for journalists in the month of May since it reunites journalist from all over the world in workshops and conferences that allow reporters to challenge themselves and their work.

 

This year, the conversation will be lead by more than 66 professionals that will analyze the different political and social challenges facing the region: Trump's arrival in power, Colombia's signing of peace and immigration, among others.


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If you win a Nobel, you may die from cancer

May 04, 2017
If you win a Nobel, you may die from cancer