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Jonathan Stray is a computational journalist at Columbia University, where he teaches the dual master’s degree in computer science and journalism and leads the development of Workbench, an integrated platform for data journalism. He has contributed to the New York Times, the Atlantic, Wired, Foreign Policy, and ProPublica. He was formerly an editor at the Associated Press, a reporter in Hong Kong, and a graphics algorithm designer for Adobe Systems.