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Fighting Human Trafficking with Data Science

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Hannah Augur reports in Dataconomy.com, “Finding missing children and unraveling the complex web of human trafficking is no easy task. The relevant datasets are massive and often unstandardized. It can be difficult to find the right data at all, as it often disappears from websites and pages on a regular basis. When […]

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Big Data, User Privacy, and OkCupid

By   /  May 16, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Michael Zimmer reports in Wired, “On May 8, a group of Danish researchers publicly released a dataset of nearly 70,000 users of the online dating site OkCupid, including usernames, age, gender, location, what kind of relationship… they’re interested in, personality traits, and answers to thousands of profiling questions used by the site. […]

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Big Data, Open Data, and Deep Learning

By   /  February 2, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Hannah Augur recently wrote in Dataconomy, “Deep Learning is one of the key parts of data science. As data becomes increasingly important and accessible, today’s biggest companies are rapidly investing in deep learning. In fact, it is considered to be so vital to future technologies that many are sharing their own results […]

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Yahoo Releases Largest Ever Dataset for Machine Learning Developers

By   /  January 20, 2016  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Kay Ewbank reports in I-Programmer, “Thirteen Terabytes of anonymized user-news item interaction data has been made available for developers to use in machine learning applications. This is the largest ever set of data to be made available for general use. It began life as user-news interaction data, collected by recording the user-news […]

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Embracing Open Data in the World of Research

By   /  January 8, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Strategy News, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Virginia Gewin recently wrote in Nature.com, “It is a movement building steady momentum: a call to make research data, software code and experimental methods publicly available and transparent. A spirit of openness is gaining traction in the science community, and is the only way, say advocates, to address a ‘crisis’ in science […]

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The Treasure Trove That Is NASA’s Public Data Archives

By   /  January 7, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Emily Lakdawalla recently wrote in Planetary.org, “One of the great things about NASA is that all the data returned from all of the missions all over the solar system belong to you, the public. A good chunk of what I write about at this blog depends upon NASA’s public data archives, the […]

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PLOS Meets DBpedia: A Linked Data Experiment

By   /  November 12, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Rachel Drysdale and Bob Kasenchak recently wrote in the PLOS Tech blog, “PLOS publishes articles covering a huge range of disciplines. This was a key factor in PLOS deciding to develop its own thesaurus – currently with 10,767 Subject Area terms for classifying the content. We wondered whether matching software could establish […]

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Bridging the Gap Between Data and Discourse in Government

By   /  November 10, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Strategy News, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Hollie Russon Gilman recently wrote for Brookings Tech Tank, “In the course of a normal day people observe numerous data points. We see  traffic accidents or a band playing in a park. The human sized data points could provide valuable information to government. See Click Fix is one promising platform that does […]

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Plexus: Data-Driven Mental Health Support Launches for UK Workforce

By   /  November 5, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Using open data and funding from the Open Data Institute, M/A aims to support people with mental health conditions in the workplace and those signed off from work (November 3, 2015) Mental health conditions are a growing concern in the UK, affecting one in four people,1 costing the economy £70bn a year, […]

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An Agile Approach to Business Intelligence, Big Data

By   /  October 26, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Robert Bates recently wrote for IT Pro Portal, “In order to implement ‘open data’ practices across a business and improve data flow that can result in better and faster analysis a cultural change needs to take place as well as a technological one. The most important change that needs to be instilled […]

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