Category Archives: DataKind

DataKind’s Jack Porway on Data Science

“If you leave an excited data scientist on his own to solve a problem, he’s going to solve his own problem – which is usually parking his car, or finding a bar to drink at. The trick that we worked … Continue reading

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Profiles in Data Science: Jake Porway

Current positions: Founder and Executive Director, DataKind; Data Scientist, The New York Times Bio: Porway spends his days as the data scientist in the New York Times R&D lab and his nights working on DataKind (formerly Data without Borders) which seeks … Continue reading

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Big Data Quotes of the Week

“We are gathering data from small and medium sized businesses but also from large merchants, online, mobile, at the point of sale. As we go omni-channel, we have one of the biggest data sources there is. What search is to … Continue reading

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