Posted by Eric Newton
Above: Photo illustration by Jessica Hodder.
Today, Knight Foundation announced its largest journalism grant ever in creating the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. The institute will seek to understand and explain what First Amendment law is and should be in the digital age, but more than that, it ...
Jan. 15, 2015, 9 a.m., Posted by Jake Porway
A volunteer during one of DataKind's DataDives. Photo from DataKind on Flickr.
When we launched DataKind in 2011 we had big dreams about just how powerful data science could be in helping social change organizations around the world tackle huge issues such as health care, poverty and education. We were overwhelmed with interest from data scientists eager to use their skills to make a difference and social sector leaders eager to learn more about how data science could help them transform their work. We had ideas about how to bring these two groups of talented and passionate individuals together, but they were just ideas. Now, three years into our adventure, we’ve created a suite of programs designed to deliver powerful data science resources to mission-driven organizations.
Jan. 14, 2015, 5:28 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad
Jan. 14, 2015, 5:22 p.m., Posted by Valerie Nahmad
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