Data Science for Good, Part 3
Announcing The ODSC Grant – Supporting the Startup and Data Science Community
ODSC hosts one of the largest communities of data scientist and AI experts.  We are constantly looking for ways to give back to that community via free meetups, scholarship tickets, and other initiatives. ODSC is delighted to announce a new community give-back initiative. At the end of each month... Read more
Data Science for Good, Part 2
Introduction This is the second of a three-article series about Data Science for Good. This article introduces people, organizations, and projects that use data science for good. The first article explained what the idea of data science is about and how you can get involved in it. The third... Read more
Data Science for Good, Part 1
Introduction This is the first a three-article series about Data Science for Good. This article explains what what this idea is about and how you can get involved in it. The second article we’ll introduce people, organizations, and projects that use data science for good. The third and last... Read more
Bio: John Mason is founder of Responsible Investor Non-Profit Organisation. Responsible Investor is a non-profit focused on achieving positive social impact through business as a force for good. He has over ten years professional experience in the institutional financial markets based mainly in trading and investment management within the... Read more
Kind Data Science, with Emma Prest from DataKind – 29m
Bio Emma handles the day-to-day operations of DataKind UK, supporting the influx of volunteers and building understanding about what data science can do in the charitable sector. Emma sits on the Editorial Advisory Committee at the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. She was previously a programme coordinator at Tactical Tech,... Read more
Introduction “Knowledge for knowledge’s sake is just as barbarous as hatred of knowledge. tamed to fit with life, so that one may live what one has learned.” – Nietzsche. Data for Good or for Social Good is referring to the use of Big Data and Data... Read more
Beyond Data Science: Advancing Data Literacy
Title Graphic originally developed in 2012; today I would update it to include “contextualize” along side the crafts of gathering / analysis (mathematicians, engineers); design (artists, graphic designers, information designers); and narration (writers, editors, journalists). Graphic by Jehoaddan Kulakoff. Content co-conspirator: Simon Steinhardt. To deepen the benefits of Big... Read more