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Nicholas Diakopoulos
Works at Columbia University
Attended Brown University
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A little data journalism project I worked on. 
 
Interactive: The Top Programming Languages - IEEE Spectrum’s 2014 Ranking http://ow.ly/2JovSU
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On March 24 at 2:36 p.m., the New York Post reported that the body of former Nets basketball player Quinton Ross had been found in a shallow grave on Long Island. A few minutes later, the paper corrected the story to indicate the victim was a different man by the...
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Winning Jeopardy was just a proof of concept. Now IBMs artificial brain has moved onto conquering health care--and next journalism.
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Maybe it can be programmed to sort out the BS produced by journalists.
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How can we know the biases of a piece of software? By reverse engineering it, of course.
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On May 27th New York City launched its city-wide bike sharing program, CitiBike. I tried it out last weekend; it was great, aside from a few glitches checking-out and checkin-in the bikes. It made me curious about the launch of the program and how it's growing, especially since the agita between ...
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A new study I completed at the Columbia University J-school says there is a strong relationship between the social deviance of the event or topic in a...
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My NewsFoo ignite talk on algorithmic accountability reporting: 
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Warning: This article contains explicit language. Autocomplete is one of those modern marvels of real-time search technology that almost feels like it’s reading your mind. Thanks to analyzing and mining what millions of other users have already searched for and clicked on, Google knows that when you start typing a...
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In New York City there's a “geek squad” of analysts that gathers all kinds of data, from restaurant inspection grades and utility usage to neighborhood complaints, and uses it to predict how to improve the city. The idea behind the team is that with more and more data available about how the ...
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  • Georgia Institute of Technology
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