DataKind: Data Science for the Common Good

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datakindFeatured in the interview video below, Jake Porway is a machine learning and technology enthusiast who loves nothing more than seeing good values in data. He founded DataKind™ in the hopes of creating a world in which every social organization has access to data capacity to better serve humanity.

DataKind’s goal is to connect expert data scientists with social change organizations who are seeking to better manage, visualize and understand their data.

Porway was most recently the data scientist in the New York Times R&D lab and remains an active member of the data science community. Scott Laningham, IBM Digital Journalist, spoke with him at the IBM Information on Demand 2013 conference in Las Vegas.


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