Building Airwars.org - a field report, two years on

Monitoring at Airwars
Strike by strike


belgian pres
uk raf tweet

Part 1:
Collaboration

bombings screenshot
code screenshot

defensive programming

screenshot

Part 2:
Literacy

in case of doubt...
blame the maths

=sum(filter(Civcas!$I$2:$I, Civcas!$R$2:$R=$A4, Civcas!$A$2:$A>=B$1, Civcas!$A$2:$A<=B$2))

VOCABULARY

know your nerd
i.e. "not your IT guy"

time frames and deadlines

Part 3:
Working alone

fix your bus factor

Image courtesy of Adam Prescott

nobody to check your work
=> seek help!

learning on your own

fight loneliness:
stay close

Thank you


  • @basilesimon
  • @airwars



  • Slides: basilesimon.fr/talks/hhlondon2016