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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Public' (3)

Bridging the Digital Divide

Why is data so important?

Despite being about as prevalent as electricity, it can be difficult to adequately explain how critical data is to the modern world. From business operations to tackling the environmental crisis, data is the key to unlocking insight and developing intelligent solutions across every sector. Although Big Data has been in the news for at least a couple of decades, other types of data are now getting air time as well. Open…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on October 31, 2019 at 5:30am — No Comments

Is There a Difference Between Open Data and Public Data?

Yep. And it’s a big one.



There is a general consensus that when we talk about open data we are referring to any piece of data or content that is free to…

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Added by Lewis Wynne-Jones on October 1, 2019 at 9:00am — No Comments

Data Science for Improved Democracy

The current (November 2014) United States election reminds us that sophisticated data science techniques are employed on the public in attempt to influence opinion and persuade votes. The slick television advertising, debate prevarications, and policy position distortions and exaggerations have soured many citizens on the current state of modern democracy. Indeed, most feel we are not getting the straight scoop - the…

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Added by Michael Walker on November 2, 2014 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

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