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.

Contact

Hallelujah! Finally a free PNG image bank

May 23, 2017

The PNGimg platform offers at least 25,000 images in PNG format so you don’t waste time in the tedious process of removing the backgrounds and correcting the images.

 

Salvation has arrived for all the designers and journalists that are immersed in the task of making interactives.

The PNGimg platform offers at least 25,000 images in PNG format so you don’t waste time in the tedious process of removing the backgrounds and correcting the images.

This platform, which was created by a group of designers and is supported by donations, grants free license to all images and clip arts it offers.

The content is organized according to categories, allowing a more efficient and direct search.

Learn more about this initiative here.

María Isabel Magaña

Journalist, Master in Investigative Journalism and #DataViz. Thus, I see data everywhere. Promoting transparency through queremosdatos.co

This is our pick for the #DJA2017

May 22, 2017
This is our pick for the #DJA2017