2022-07-25, 11:00–11:50, Abacus 🧮
The talk is on Introduction to opens source investigations. Aiganysh will explain what "open source" is, what kind of research you can do with it, and the challenges it entails from Bellingcat's experience. The presentation will be full of case studies and exercises such as geolocating ISIS supporters from Twitter and identifying neo-nazi criminals in the US.
Bellingcat has conducted open source investigations into the downing of MH17, syrian chemical attacks, high level poisonings, corruption investigations, ecological research, war monitoring and etc. So what is open source investigations, how can you do it and what challenges come with it?
To learn more about that join the talk by Aiganysh Aidarbekova, Bellingcat's researcher and trainer. The talk will also have case studies and exercises such as geolocating ISIS supporters from Twitter and identifying neo-nazi criminals in the US.
Aiganysh Aidarbekova is a researcher and trainer of Bellingcat. She has conducted open source investigations ranging from corruption in Central Asia to conspiracies in Europe. Aiganysh is also part of Bellingcat's TechTeam project which specializes in data driven investigations and tool development. She has also trained hundreds of journalists and activists from London to Bishkek to Sydney.