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Artificial Intelligence

As Artificial Intelligence advances, its applications and purposes will naturally expand. It is possible that at some point in the future, AI is integrated into political systems around the globe in a crucial and important way. There are a wide variety of avenues for this integration – it can go

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Big Data

Big Data Breaches and Big Databases are setting the scene for the presidential election this year. What kind of data do politicians wield and just how much is it worth? Obama may have pioneered the big data campaign, but the 2016 elections are pitting data scientist against data scientist. The

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Data ScienceNews

The US Government is in a fix owing to a rather old-school data collection system available with the Education Department that prevents quick retrieval of data on approximately 40 million Americans with student loans. The student loan portfolio amounts to $1.1 trillion, according to a report published by the Wall

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Data Science

When we think of “governments” and “data”, the associated thoughts that spring to mind aren’t often positive. But we’ve seen government-backed and -funded initiatives around the globe which aim to harness data science for positive growth and change. From fighting fires in Israel to amplifying the voice of the electorate

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News

German startup Protonet are spearheading the  ‘Free Your Data’ initiative to bring about the setting up of a new law that would enable individual access to personal data held by corporations. Launched earlier last week, Free Your Data aims” to action a new law to stop the pursuit, exploitation and profit

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News

In a first, the White House has appointed a certain Dr. D.J. Patil as the Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Data Policy and Chief Data Scientist, it was announced Wednesday. Dr. Patil will report to erstwhile Google executive Megan Smith, who is now the U.S.’ Chief Technology Officer. “As part

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Data Science

Most approaches to measuring the influence that different interest groups have in Congress favor quantitative metrics like money spent lobbying vs money saved in tax breaks. But while that kind of data is great at shining a spotlight on an individual corporation, it does little to illuminate the playing field

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News

It has come to light that a bill to better protect student information from compromising breaches online is being pushed by the White House under Barack Obama’s reign. The bill is the result of a partnership with a Republican congressman on the U.S. House of Representatives’ leadership team, and Democrats

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The aftermath of the Paris attacks has triggered the possible onset of a European Commission strategy to collect, store and share passenger data flying through, and in and out of Europe, as a move to confront and check acts of terror. However, talks of deployment of such a plan are

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Uncategorized

Net Neutrality discusses the openness of the internet; the fact that all internet access should be equal, neutral irrespective of service. All data should be equally accessible across users, speeds remain unregulated and throttled, and among other things, all services be equally accessible across and within networks. This, however, is

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