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.

Mariana Villamizar

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

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Must read: #LaTierraEsclava

April 23, 2017

#LaTierraEsclava is the latest journalistic research published by Eldiario.es and El Faro. It analyzes the coffee, banana, cacao, sugar and palm plantations in four countries: Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras and Ivory Coast.

#LaTierraEsclava is the latest journalistic research published by Eldiario.es and El Faro. It analyzes the coffee, banana, cacao, sugar and palm plantations in four countries: Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras and Ivory Coast.

 

These crops have one thing in common: they are planted on large tracts of land, by poor hands, and then exported to rich countries.

 

These monocultures also have cartel business structures, promote corruption, have had relations with criminal groups or promote the destruction of the environment and land debris, among others.

 

The project, funded by Journalism Grants, was carried out by 19 journalists from four different countries.

 

The research is based on the analysis of public data, interviews and interactive visualizations that allow an innovative model to tell stories.of storytelling

 

You can see the full investigation here.





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