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Data and a Dangerous Idea
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Our first livestreamed digifest event is
Data and a Dangerous Idea, Dr Daniel Hulme – UCL Computer Science
Date: Monday, 10th November 2014
Time: 13:00 – 14:00 (GMT)
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This is a one hour discussion about data and the challenges it presents.
What is Data, Data Science, and Data-Driven Decision Making? We will look at why is data important, and how can it be harnessed by people to help society. Data for both positive and negative use and its ethical challenges are also some of the topics to be addressed in this session.
It presents a dangerous idea – what would happen if we made all our data open?
About the session host
Dr Daniel Hulme of UCL Department of Computer Science , founder and CEO of Satalia , a company that provides unique algorithmic technology and professional service to solve industries optimisation problems. He is also passionate about emerging technology and regularly speaks at events. Interests in Algorithms, Optimisation, BigData and Emerging Technologies.
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