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Data Revolution: How AI and Machine Learning Are Remaking Our World

(San Francisco, USA) The advent of deep learning, the power and possibilities of big data, and the plummeting cost of computing power and storage, have made machine-learning technologies as ubiquitous as they are transformative. Bloomberg Government, in partne

Data Science for Social Impact Events Roundup

Author: 
Felicia Vacarelu and Anoush Rima Tatevossian
Part of Glob

Indonesia Update Conference 2016

(Canberra, Australia) In Indonesia, digitalisation has impacted the media industry, banks, polling institutes, terrorism networks, disaster relief and city planners, as well as education, employment, political activism, artistic production and much more. The 2

Data for Policy 2016 Conference

(Cambridge, United Kingdom) This two day event will take place on the 15-16 September and brings together an exclusive list of expert presentations covering angles from a range of disciplines including Statistics, Computer Science, Economics,

“Big Data for Peace Summer School” at Leiden University

(The Hague, Netherlands) The Centre for Innovation has invited innovators who create digital solutions promoting the development of peace and justice to talk about their work and visions. This 5-day course will give an in-depth overview of how Big Data is incr

Research Dive: making sense of language data in Indonesia

Author: 
Dikara Alkarisya and Elaine Hartono
“Doing a research dive is an

Building fertile ground for data science in Uganda

Author: 
Pulse Lab Kampala
Supporting locally-driven da

Consultation meeting on Big Data and M&E

(New York, USA) UN Global Pulse is organizing a half-day consultation with experts in the fields of development evaluation and data analytics for development on "integrating big data into the monitoring and evaluation of development programmes." Discussions wi