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Data Science for Social Good

Big Data May Prove Crucial In The Fight Against Ebola

The world has turned its attention to ebola as the deadly disease continues to spread, mostly in west Africa. Already, the virus has killed nearly 5,000 people in this latest outbreak, but the situation may be even more dire than that. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is

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Data Scientists Tackle High-Impact Social Problems At Bayes Impact Hackathon
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At a hackathon hosted by Bayes Impact, data scientists pitted against each other to develop data driven and implementable software solutions for high impact social problems. The winning hack will become a Bayes Impact project, staffed with full-time data scientists and engineers who will work with their partners to bring

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