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Yesterday Slate published a piece I wrote for them entitled The Ethical Data Scientist. Take a look and tell me what you think, I enjoyed writing it. One thing I call for in the essay is the teachi...
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I'm excited to be traveling to Harvard next Monday to give a talk at the Data Privacy Lab. The projects going on at the Data Privacy Lab are privacy-related: re-identification, discrimination in on...
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Hey there's finally been a New York Times column that agrees with me about how to raise kids, so I'm totally going to blog about it. Seriously, I know that I'm 100% biased, as is anyone who tells y...
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There's a new data-driven app out there called Kinvolved, featured this morning in the New York Times, and it's exactly my worst fear. It tracks Harlem school children's whereabouts, sending text m...
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Last night I had the pleasure of going to a Meetup given by Todd Schneider, who wrote this informative and fun blogpost about analyzing taxi and Uber data. You should read his post; among other thi...
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There are two reasons to own a house. The first one is to live in it. The second is to sell it later at a profit. These two reasons have led to two different housing markets in New York City. The f...
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People who make their living writing and deploying algorithms like to boast that they are fair and objective simply because they are algorithmic and mathematical. That's bullshit, of course. For ex...
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I've been unimpressed with the recent coverage of the Flint water crisis. The overall message is that there's been a "run of bad luck" but that certain generous people and corporations are coming t...
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Brussels is a pretty nice place for a hellhole (according to Trump). I got here early yesterday and walked around; obviously I bought a bunch (technically an asston) of chocolate and took pictures ...
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Bloomberg has a pretty amazing article today with two fantastic graphs. Here's the article, but the graphs pretty much say it all.
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There was a New York Times article yesterday entitled A Push for Gender Equality at the Davos World Economic Forum, and Beyond. It was about how only 18% of the attendees of the yearly dick-measuri...
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My 13-year-old took the SHSAT in November, but we haven't heard the results yet. In fact we're expecting to wait two more months before we do. What gives? Is it really that complicated to match kid...
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