Tag: Computer Science

Why you should use open data to hone your machine learning models

Guest blog by Justin Tenuto One of the big reasons we created our Data for Everyone initiative is that there simply aren’t a ton of great open datasets out there for small businesses, startups, and academics to do work on. Sure, there

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Using Open Data, a Scientist Is Finding New York City’s Best Stories

As the creator of popular NYC blog I Quant NY, Ben Wellington has a knack for turning data scrapes into civic action.

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Machine Learning Can Help Predict Violent Conflicts In Africa

For the past two decades, there have been growing calls within the United Nations to develop robust, accurate, and effective early warning systems for conflict prevention. Indeed, as recently as September 2011, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the UN Security Council

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