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Last year, we set up a prediction model on crime in London. We had established the model already, grounded in open data, but updated it to make predictions about 2017. We took the data provided by the police in the greater London area, and by enriching this data with Points

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The pace of life and industry is accelerating at an unprecedented rate. Interconnected tech, inconceivably fast data processing capabilities and sophisticated methods of using this data all mean that we’re living in fast-forward. The Data Natives Conference 2018 will be exploring life at an accelerated pace, and what rapid innovation

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Finding missing children and unraveling the complex web of human trafficking is no easy task. The relevant datasets are massive and often unstandardized. It can be difficult to find the right data at all, as it often disappears from websites and pages on a regular basis. When data is hard

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Taking their cues from the LAPD, the Seattle Police Department’s latest crime data mining program, called SeaStat, will identify crime hotspots based on analysis of crime data and community reports of incidents. According to the department’s news release, there has been an up rise in crime in the Capitol Hill

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The future of crime fighting is moving away from reacting to incidents as they occur and towards ‘predicting’ crime in order to prevent it. The LAPD have already spoken about using earthquake models to predict crime ‘aftershocks‘; now, The Australian Crime Comission are scanning massive sets of data to examine

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