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Top HIV Clinic Accidentally Reveals The Identity Of Hundreds Of Its Patients

Buzzfeed | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.02.2015 | World

In a major breach of personal data around 780 people who attend 56 Dean Street in central London – Europe’s busiest sexual health centre ...

What We Lose Without Education Data

Aimee Rogstad Guidera | Posted 09.01.2015 | Education
Aimee Rogstad Guidera

The infrastructure and use of data to support students has grown tremendously over the last decade. We now have tools that alert educators when students are at risk of falling off track. We have programs that identify opportunities for students, like scholarships, they may not be aware of otherwise.

Does Race Impact IVF Success Rates?

Deborah Anderson Bialis | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah Anderson Bialis

ltimately, we're left to wonder what might drive such uneven racial performance in a well-regarded clinic and whether such a disparity in outcomes is commonplace. Said differently, is this the only clinic experiencing a problem or is this the only clinic acknowledging its problem?

Measuring Networks and Relationships: A New Way to Visualize Student Learning

Paul Emerich France | Posted 08.27.2015 | Education
Paul Emerich France

Imagine a time when we do not only measure learning by the dots a student has collected, but instead can measure learning by the dots a child has connected, the strength of those connections, and the innovative creations that come as a result of those connections.

8 Surprising Reveals Found In 2015 Homeowner Search Trends

HomeAdvisor | Posted 08.27.2015 | HuffPost Home
HomeAdvisor

Google Trends data, coupled with requests HomeAdvisor received for 2015, indicate that this is the top task in Wyoming. So, apparently, Wyoming homeowners needed a lot of new windows this year.

What You Lose When You Leave Your Data Unstructured

Claire Topalian | Posted 08.21.2015 | Technology
Claire Topalian

It's easy to see how disorganized information can cause chaos or frustration. Individuals and companies today deal with more information inputs than ever before, and at times this abundance of content can be distracting, overwhelming or even trigger anxiety.

Why We Need Better Data On Antibiotic Use in Food-Animal Production

Lance B. Price | Posted 08.18.2015 | Science
Lance B. Price

Studies from around the world and dating back to the 1960s have drawn links between agricultural use of antibiotics, the development and spread of drug resistance, and resulting human infections.

How to Be a Data Scientist

Apryl DeLancey | Posted 08.13.2015 | Technology
Apryl DeLancey

For my entire career I just thought that I was a statistician that was really good at finding the deep insights from data and who could write a bit of code in a few languages. Then, a few months ago I started taking some workshops at one of the hot new "trade schools" that teach code, analytics, marketing, UX and more.

5 Major Roadblocks to Successful Project Management (and How to Solve for Them)

Claire Topalian | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Claire Topalian

The list of qualities the perfect project manager absolutely must have is getting more intense every day. But you can't be expected to demonstrate consistent leadership, empathy, pragmatism, and organization if you're working with terrible tools.

Data Overload: The Growing Demand for Context and Structure

Claire Topalian | Posted 08.05.2015 | Technology
Claire Topalian

In a world inundated with information, data, and content, businesses are facing a demand to implement new, adaptive strategies to mitigate their growing mass of unorganized information.

Change Isn't the Greatest Political Challenge, Sustaining It Is

Ben Hecht | Posted 07.28.2015 | Impact
Ben Hecht

In my mind, this is a clear and powerful articulation of the elements critical to enabling cities to deal with our society's most intractable problems by thinking outside of the box.

Effective Information Sharing Legislation Needed to Combat Cyber Attacks

Victoria Espinel | Posted 07.22.2015 | Technology
Victoria Espinel

Cybersecurity threats change on a daily basis, and BSA member companies are at the forefront of these battles. BSA urges the Senate to pass legislation that gives a helping hand to these companies and provides government necessary tools in the continuing fight against cyber crime.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Phil Thomas, Cannes Lions

David Shing | Posted 07.16.2015 | Media
David Shing

At the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity this past June, I had the great fortune of spending some time with Phil Thomas, CEO of Cannes Lions.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Mary J. Blige

David Shing | Posted 07.16.2015 | Entertainment
David Shing

"What keeps me fresh is my ability to be and to not be afraid to be who I am. Inspiration comes from living, from life, from living my life and watc...

5 Surprising Ways Data Can Be Used

John Rampton | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
John Rampton

Data provides us with the information we need to make decisions in our professional and personal lives. While some applications are pretty obvious, you may be surprised by these seven ways data can be used to make your life more convenient, cost-effective and socially responsible.

10 Illinois Cities With the Most DUI Arrests in 2014

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.15.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

From almost 700 surveys conducted by the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists, the police departments of Illinois have revealed crucial information about the DUI rates in Illinois.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Linda Yaccarino, NBCUniversal

David Shing | Posted 07.14.2015 | Media
David Shing

At the Cannes Lions Festival this year, I spent some time with Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Advertising Sales and Client Partnerships at NBCUniversal. Linda oversees all advertising sales and market strategy for the company's entire TV portfolio including two broadcast, 17 cable and more than 50 digital properties.

Cannes 2015 #Shingerview: Mark Tutssel, Leo Burnett

David Shing | Posted 07.13.2015 | Media
David Shing

This past June at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, I spent some time with Mark Tutssel, Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett, who is responsible for setting the creative vision for the network's 95 global offices.

Can Artists and Labels Change Behavior With Technology?

Nathan McCartney | Posted 07.07.2015 | Entertainment
Nathan McCartney

Times have changed and so must recording artists. Artists need to start managing their business in the same manner that Fortune 500 companies do. Imagine for a moment, in today's cutthroat business environment, a company hoping to succeed without a market research component.

Is Homelessness Really Falling? Probably Not

Kevin Corinth | Posted 07.02.2015 | Impact
Kevin Corinth

Based on the evidence, it is difficult to maintain that we are successfully ending homelessness as a whole in the United States. The problem with claiming otherwise is that it feeds a false narrative -- that we can end homelessness without a massive increase in spending.

Obama Poll Watch -- June, 2015

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What July will bring is anyone's guess, in other words. Obama wound up down for the month when the monthly averages were calculated, but they could very easily go right back up again in July.

L.A.'s Human Face of Big Data

Joel Epstein | Posted 06.25.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Whereas. That's how my work day began. With a festive farewell breakfast and City of Los Angeles proclamation in the Mayor's Press Room for outgoing D...

Data, Data Everywhere, But Not a Bit You Own

Techonomy | Posted 06.25.2015 | Technology
Techonomy

Who owns data? How should data privacy be defined and protected? And what is the potential for regulation to support or impede the growth of digital data businesses? Those were among the tough questions panelists grappled with at the Techonomy Policy 2015 event last week.

Dot Connecting Is the New Creativity

Lynn Power | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Lynn Power

Those of us in advertising (and of a certain age) have been conditioned to think about creativity as something that belongs to the "creatives."

A Closer Look at the Impact of #GivingTuesday

Steve MacLaughlin | Posted 06.17.2015 | Impact
Steve MacLaughlin

We all know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Chances are you also know about Giving Tuesday.