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    Chris Wiggins discusses how his earlier research on applications of machine learning in biology has influenced his work on advancing the field of data science by improving ties between industry and academia. Chris also discusse... Read more
    October 2014
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    Anoush Tatevossian, Alex Rutherford, and Mila Romanoff — multi-disciplinary team from UN Global Pulse walk through the data science, privacy, and partnership considerations which go into conducting an applied research project u... Read more
    October 2014
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    Melissa Morrone of the Brooklyn Public Library on Digital Privacy Literacy: The Public Library Connection — People of just about every background (still!) use public libraries. Library branches and librarians are trusted connec... Read more
    October 2014
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    Julia Angwin, on The Future of Redlining — is a discussion of areas where redlining may be occurring and topics that she may investigate in her work as a journalist at ProPublica. What does redlining look like in an era in whic... Read more
    September 2014
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    Kath Albury on Digital sexual citizenship: negotiating the politics of representation and risk on geo-locative hook-up apps. About Databites Data & Society’s “Databites” speaker series presents timely conversations ab... Read more
    September 2014
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    Data & Society friend Kati London discusses designing entertainment for civic engagement; she references previous work/approaches and loves to hear what others are working on with regards to hypotheses, outcomes, etc. Ab... Read more
    September 2014
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    Data scientist Claudia Perlich, who just finished running the largest KDD conference to date, engages the room on the topic of online advertising. About Databites Data & Society’s “Databites” speaker series presents t... Read more
    September 2014
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    Data & Society advisor Ethan Zuckerman shares ideas he’s developing around civic engagement and effectiveness — and measuring effectiveness. About Databites Data & Society’s “Databites” speaker series presents tim... Read more
    August 2014
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    Data & Society advisor Alondra Nelson and artist Heather Dewey-Hagborg pair up for a luncheon talk with the D&S community on DNA, identity, surveillance, and ethics. About Databites Data & Society’s “Databites... Read more
    July 2014
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    Before he moves to China, one of our advisors – Clay Shirky – has agreed to host a Databite discussion around the question of how we should think about regulating the effects of big data given various cognitive biases. About... Read more
    June 2014
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