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Leena Kamath's Blog Posts Tagged 'Open' (3)

Relax: Automation isn't coming for your job

Relax: Automation isn't coming for your job

By Justin Tenuto

For the past few years, the drumbeat of think pieces about automation taking your job–yes,your job–has gotten both louder and more incessant. Smart people like the folks at …

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Added by Leena Kamath on February 8, 2016 at 9:41am — 1 Comment

Ten Favorite Open Data Libraries by Justin Tenuto

There are precious few things that everybody adores. Once you get past breakfast in bed and two dollar bills, the list starts to look a little barren. But if there's one thing we can agree on as a society it's this: free stuff is good and cool and you want some of it right now.

In the spirit of this immutable law, we've compiled a list of our ten favorite places to find open data. Here they are, in no particular order.…

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Added by Leena Kamath on February 8, 2016 at 9:37am — No Comments

A Database of Police Killings Since 2013 by Justin Tenuto

A while back, we found an interesting dataset online. The URL, killedbypolice.net, is fairly self-explanatory. It's a community-sourced list of all "police-involved fatalities", started in May of 2013, but the data itself was a bit jumbled and messy. Race and gender identifiers were in the same column, dates were inconsistent, and though most entries had a news story, we felt there was more information we wanted to know. We put the dataset…

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Added by Leena Kamath on June 19, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

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