Howard Rheingold: The New Power of Collaboration

Howard Rheingold’s 2005 TED Talk explores the web-based world of collaboration, participatory media, and collective action.

Behind the Scenes: The Data Analytics Handbook

Today we have an interview with Brian Liou, CEO of Leada. Liou is also the co-creator of the Data Analytics Handbook, a collection of interviews outlining the whats, whys, and hows of the data science field today.

Charles Leadbeater: The Era of Open Innovation

Charles Leadbeater has turned the traditional product development environment on its head; he says consumers are creating products based on identified needs and then perfecting them through regular and collaborative use.

Jennifer Pahlka: Coding a Better Government

Coder, data science expert, and activist Jennifer Pahlka describes her program Code for America as a Peace Corps for geeks, helping to develop applications that make the government work better.

Electronic Health Records & the Data of Health Care [Infographic]

This “Electronic Health Records & the Data of Health Care” infographic from datascience@berkeley explores the health data revolution, the difference between Electronic Medical Records and EHRs, which states and practices adopted electronic systems, and what the future of the digital health industry looks like.

Data Digest: Week of 6/2

Recently in data: execs share data interview questions, Warby Parker shifts recommendation gears, data visualization grapples with “zero,” and human input remains crucial in data science.