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“Applied Data Analytics for Public Policy”, a joint training program by UChicago, NYU, U of Maryland designed for government agencies, foundations, non-profits, and corporation that work with them just launched.

Website is at http://www.applieddataanalytics.org

By |March 14th, 2017|News|0 Comments

“Big Data and Social Science”, my new book co-edited with Ian Foster, Ron Jarmin, Frauke Kreuter, and Julia Lane just came out.

Book website is at http://www.bigdatasocialscience.com/

By |July 30th, 2016|News|0 Comments

I’m hiring an NLP and ML Post-doc or researcher in my group.

Learn more and apply here.

By |July 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

We’re organizing a Data Science for Social Good Conference on August 24-25, 2016 in Chicago

By |May 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Data Science for Social Good Fellowship is kicking off May 30th

By |May 6th, 2016|News|0 Comments

You Say You Want Transparency and Interpretability?

  We keep hearing and saying that in order to implement and correctly use machine learning and predictive models, they must be transparent and interpretable. That makes sense. You don’t want a black box model making important decisions — although one could argue that the guts and intuitions of many human beings are often as opaque and [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|BlogPost|0 Comments

I’m hiring Post-docs, data scientists, and a Software/Data Engineer in my group.

Learn more and apply here.

By |February 20th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Applications for 2016 Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship are now open!

Learn more about the fellowship and apply here.

By |December 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Data Science for Social Good Fellowship 2015

I’m running the Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good Summer Fellowship Program at the University of Chicago again in the summer of 2015. Applications for fellows, mentors, project partners will be available in November 2014.

By |October 13th, 2014|News|0 Comments

What can non-profits learn from social media targeting done by the Obama 2012 Campaign?

[Cross-posted on the Edgeflip blog] We’ve all been there when designing a social media strategy – post something on Facebook or Twitter and see what happens. Oftentimes, this leads to more questions than answers: Who sees the post? Who gets influenced by it? Am I getting the audience I want? Am I extending my audience [...]

By |September 24th, 2014|BlogPost|0 Comments