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Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Needs More Data

By   /  July 4, 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 Mike Orcutt recently wrote in the MIT Technology Review, “If Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot is really going to double the pace of progress in preventing, diagnosing, and treating cancer, it’s going need a lot more data. That means it’s probably going to need more data-sharing arrangements like one announced at […]

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White House Calls on AI Experts to Help Reform Criminal Justice

By   /  June 9, 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 Jason Shueh reports in Government Technology, “The U.S. spends $270 billion on incarceration each year, has a prison population of about 2.2 million and an incarceration rate that’s spiked 220 percent since the 1980s. But with the advent of data science, White House officials are asking experts for help. On Tuesday, June […]

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The White House, Artificial Intelligence, and Policymaking

By   /  June 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 April Glaser recently wrote in Wired, “Researchers disagree on when artificial intelligence that displays something like human understanding might arrive. But the Obama administration isn’t waiting to find out. The White House says the government needs to start thinking about how to regulate and use the powerful technology while it is still […]

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White House Announces New Subcommittee on Artificial Intelligence

By   /  May 5, 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 Greg Watry reports in R&D Magazine, “Get ready because artificial intelligence is on the White House’s radar, and it’s taking the field seriously. The White House this week announced the new National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Subcommittee on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence will meet for the first time next week, […]

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A Chat with the White House’s First Chief Data Scientist

By   /  April 1, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Science News, Data Science News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Amrita Jayakumar recently wrote for the Washington Post, “DJ Patil, who was named the nation’s first chief data scientist last month, shares credit for coining the term “data science.” He is the latest Silicon Valley transplant to join the Obama administration, working under former Google executive Megan Smith, the White House’s chief […]

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White House Releases Climate Resilience Toolkit with Text Analysis and Data Visualization

By   /  November 20, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

webLyzard reports, “Following a presentation by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the White House has just released the Climate Resilience Toolkit, a new decision support initiative that makes use of the innovative text analysis and knowledge visualization services of webLyzard technology.

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TED Founder Isn’t a Fan of White House Big Data Policies

By   /  May 19, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Timothy J. Seppala of Engadget reports, “Richard Saul Wurman isn’t a fan of President Barack Obama’s push for data.gov, an online repository for big data. ‘That’s just politicians talking,’ the 79-year-old TED (technology, entertainment, design) conference founder told me. ‘I think there will be a pushback saying, ‘We don’t understand all this f*cking data.” The way Wurman […]

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Big Data Not to Be Feared, But Caution is Warranted

By   /  May 12, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess The Editorial Board of The Washington Post reports, “Americans should not fear a future of big data, in which vast amounts of information about people’s homes, habits and health, among other things, can be collected, stored, accessed and analyzed. But they should be cautious. That much is clear from a recent White House report […]

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White House Reveals Findings of Big Data & Privacy Working Group

By   /  May 2, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess John Podesta recently wrote on the White House blog, “In January, President Obama asked me to lead a wide-ranging review of ‘big data’ and privacy—to explore how these technologies are changing our economy, our government, and our society, and to consider their implications for our personal privacy… Over the course of 90 days, we met […]

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The Big Data Conundrum in the White House

By   /  March 24, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Erin Chabrow of Bank Info Security recently wrote, “The Obama administration is in the midst of a four-week effort to get the public to chime in on policies the federal government could develop regarding the privacy and security of big data. In January, while addressing new limits placed on intelligence agencies in collecting telephone […]

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