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View scraping 2018 nieman predictions
import urllib2
from bs4 import BeautifulSoup
import csv
import sys
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parent_name: Midas
child_name: open_opportunities_theme
id: midas
type: app
owner: 18F
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parent_name: Midas
id: midas
type: app
owner: 18F
team: internal-project
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Midway through your project

1) The last decade has seen an explosion of new technologies. Which developments have had the biggest impact on your career in media and why?

I would say, in no particular order

  • The smart phone — I wrote the first article for NPR on the iPhone. I should clarify: I didn't write the article on an iPhone; I wrote it about the iPhone, which came out only eight years ago, which is hard to imagine.
  • APIs and structured data - They allow content to be disseminated to all sorts of devices, and content to be surfaced for all sorts of reasons.
  • WAZE - WAZE is the coolest thing. It has basically replaced traffic reports by thinking about how people's phones move, in cars, in aggregate. I think a lot about WAZE and other things like WAZE -- and how communities could think about this.
  • A decade ago, I was a senior in college. Reddit didn't exist. Twitter didn't exist. Tumblr didn't exist. Snapchat didn't exist. Yik-Yak didn't exist. Yo didn't exis
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Write mode says if it doesn't exist, create it. If it does, write over it.
If that's a problem, use append mode. Append mode says "if your file exists, great. if it doesn't exist, then it will add it to the end -- which is the beginning of a new file"
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