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Media Party Africa is hosted by the continent’s largest data journalism and civic technology federation, Code for Africa, in partnership with Hacks/Hackers Africa. Together, we’re gathering some of the world’s most exciting civic technologists, digital journalists and other social justice watchdogs from across the world for three days of workshops and talks.
We have speakers confirmed from Vox, ProPublica, ESPN, Buzzfeed Labs, Quartz, Huffington Post, Zeit Investigativ, Google, Jigsaw, First Draft News, the Gates Foundation, the Mozilla OpenNews Fellowships, and many more, talking everything from drone and sensor journalism, to how they’re pioneering 360˚and VR journalism, investigative technologies, geojournalism, verification, chat apps and the rise of the bots.

THIS SCHEDULE WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW SPEAKERS SIGN ON: PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR CHANGES.  

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Friday, October 21 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Creating your first Virtual Reality experience with GuriVR and A-Frame

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In this session the attendees will learn how to enrich stories with VR experiences without the help of developers using open source tools based on web standards. This experiences can be distributed as websites or embed as widgets and are ready for headsets like the Oculus Rift and the Google Cardboard. The presented tools includes MozVR A-Frame and GuriVR (gurivr.com), developed as part of my Knight-Mozilla fellowship.


Speakers
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Dan Zajdband

Knight-Mozilla fellow, The Coral Project, The New York Times, Washington Post
Dan is an Argentinian software developer currently living in New York City. He's passionate about real-time technologies, open source projects, Virtual Reality and Open Journalism. 


Friday October 21, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Room 3

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