Researchers from Harvard, NYU and the University of California San Diego have come together to set up the “Open Humans Network,” in an effort to let individuals share their personal health data to accelerate medical breakthroughs. Funding for the initiative comes from John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and
Rare is the man whose heart starts racing upon hearing the word “plankton”. It might not be the sexiest field in the world, but the study and categorisation of this marine microorganisms can tell us a huge amount but the health of our oceans. The problem? There’s tonnes of them.
At a data science conference in Berlin last year, a panel discussion inevitably turned towards the hot topic of data science for social good. Many of the panelists offered the same platitudes that I’m sure countless of you have heard before; it’s an emerging field. Great innovation will eventually happen.
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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The data science market has reached a point that we can safely assume that if you have customers, data is valuable to you. It can help you find new customers, re-engage exisiting ones, and make product recommendations tailored to their specific needs. But for Westwing, an online style and furniture
Predictive analytics is the sweet spot where machine learning meets the enterprise. Analytics & predictive algorithms fused together mean we can now gains insight into how future patterns and trends may develop. This type of technology has ramifications across industries, but many are left clueless about the development and applications
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A Great Opportunity to Network and Learn about Behavioural Analytics at the Barclay’s Escalator (Mile End, London) about creating the ultimate behavioural funnel (RSVP here). What is funnel analysis? Well, it is a useful tool for analyzing user success in completing a certain flow or process, understanding where users are churning