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Does GDPR do enough to police AI?

Adi Gaskell | Posted 02.15.2017 | Technology
Adi Gaskell

Algorithms are increasingly powerful, and researchers have recently been grappling with how they can operate ethically, and effectively, in society. T...

The Evolution of Open Access

Quora | Posted 02.13.2017 | Technology

What has been the evolution of open access, and where do you think we are heading? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledg...

The World Of (Official) Data And Statistics; Not Yet Dead

Johannes Jütting | Posted 01.26.2017 | Politics
Johannes Jütting

The world of (official) data and statistics; not yet dead! Promising news coming from the first UN World Data Forum Recently, it has become popula...

Women in Tech Speak Up at Data Natives Tel Aviv

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 01.23.2017 | Technology
Rachel Wolfson

Let's face it: Women in tech are few and far between. According to a recent 'Women in Tech' report, women held 57% of all professional occupations in ...

What Product Breakthroughs Will Recent Advances in Deep Learning Enable?

Quora | Posted 01.19.2017 | Technology

What product breakthroughs will recent advances in deep learning enable? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling ...

The Challenges of Building a Data Team From the Ground Up

Quora | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business

What are the challenges of building a data team at a startup? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions ...

Four Easy Steps to Starting Your Career as a Data Scientist

Quora | Posted 01.11.2017 | Business

How can I become a data scientist? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with...

Data Data Everywhere, But Not a Drop to Use...Or is There?

Advertising Week | Posted 01.07.2017 | Business
Advertising Week

By John Stewart, SVP, DNA (Data & Analysis), DigitasLBi The Ancient Mariner’s mantra has not yet gone out of style. We are awash in data, however ...

Have you requested your LinkedIn account data lately? (See POLL)

Carla Deter | Posted 12.22.2016 | Home
Carla Deter

The end of the year is always a great time to export your data from your LinkedIn account. As LinkedIn says, 'your data belongs to you and you can dow...

The Power of Intelligence

Gunjan Sinha | Posted 12.21.2016 | Technology
Gunjan Sinha

As you read this, data volumes across the world are exploding at an unprecedented rate. Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp alone process 60 billion messa...

Is It Santa or Software?

Victoria Espinel | Posted 12.15.2016 | Technology
Victoria Espinel

The holiday season is in full swing and many of us are shopping for presents. We've talked a lot on TechPost about how software affects almost every a...

Video: Can This Data-Driven Organization Help Those Most Desperate Escape Life on the Streets?

NationSwell | Posted 11.30.2016 | Impact

Rosanne Haggerty grew up going to church in downtown Hartford, Conn. Her parents, both schoolteachers, never outright explained why they took their ki...

The Big Debate: Deterministic vs. Probabilistic

James G. Brooks | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
James G. Brooks

Some time ago we passed a tipping point where marketers realized that targeting by device didn't make much sense and a cross-device "people-focused" a...

It's Time to Move the Encryption Discussion Forward

Victoria Espinel | Posted 11.15.2016 | Technology
Victoria Espinel

The encryption discussion in Washington has been locked in a polarized stalemate for months - with loud voices on distant ends deeply dug in. Encrypt...

School Climate Matters More Than Ever In Trump's America

Alicia Raia-Hawrylak | Posted 11.11.2016 | Education
Alicia Raia-Hawrylak

In the coming years, I will have to face the same dreaded challenge of explaining and comforting that so many parents and teachers faced the morning after the election. I will have to hope that my son's school is an inclusive and equitable safe space in a country that may not be.

Data-Driven Everything

Adora Svitak | Posted 11.08.2016 | Impact
Adora Svitak

I said at the beginning that this was an article about quantitative data, but really, this is a plea for humility. The idea that any one discipline has a monopoly on the truth is highly dangerous. Worshipping at the feet of gods we build out of numbers and code is no better than worshipping at the feet of the gods we imagine.

Miracles and Why We're Reluctant to Own Them

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 11.07.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

A miracle suggests divine intervention in human affairs. Many of us tend to think that believing in miracles is unscientific. But it is science that h...

The Need For People Data

David B. Nast | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

People-related issues can tear apart a company, eroding even the most solid foundation built on the best products or services. On the talent acquisit...


Johannes Jütting | Posted 11.03.2016 | Politics
Johannes Jütting

This article first appeared on the UN World Data Forum website on November 1, 2016. Read it anew here. These days, keynote addresses on the Sustaina...

Why Every Business Needs To Care About Social Customer Care

Rod Favaron | Posted 10.25.2016 | Technology
Rod Favaron

If there's one thing this year has demonstrated, it's that we live in a social-first world. When Spredfast took a look at how this is playing out in r...

From Halloween to Amazon Prime Day: What Big Data Tells Us About Online Shopping Trends

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Rachel Wolfson

Halloween, Black Friday and the Holidays are right around the corner and online retailers are gearing up for major sales this year. Forrester Research...

Data responsibility: a new social good for the information age

The Conversation Global | Posted 10.24.2016 | Technology
The Conversation Global

+ Claudio, Author provided Stefaan G. Verhulst, New York University As climate change intensifies, catastrophic, record-setting natural disasters lo...

It Takes A Village To Clean the City

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.18.2016 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

This is the golden age of data, right? We're using the internet of things including our phones to run our lives. So why are L.A.'s streets still so ...

Time to Stand up to the Conservative Desi Uncle: What the National Asian American Survey Tells Us About the True South Asian American Vote

Manjusha P. Kulkarni | Posted 10.11.2016 | Politics
Manjusha P. Kulkarni

It's exactly four weeks until the U.S. Presidential election. But, it is also possibly three years before necessary fixes are made to Obamacare to co...

One Crucial Thing Can Help End Violence Against Girls

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.12.2016 | Impact

Pauline, 16, couldn’t tell you how many men she’s had sex with. “I’ve lost count,” the teen from Zimbabwe told aid group Plan International...