Published on February 4, 2014
Data Driven Societies: What is Data??? Professors Gaze & Gieseking
Data Today ✦ Digitization ✦ Cheap storage ✦ Easy retrieval ✦ Global reach ✦ So...is everything data? ✦ And is data everything? http://pstrassmann.blogspot.com/2011/05/how-much-data-is-processed-in-servers.html
Example: The Cost of Data
The Cost of Data is Unequal
Debating Data ✦ “Data analytics can giev us stable ﬁnancial systems, functional governments, efﬁcient and affordable health care, and more.” - Alex Pentland ✦ “Data is an abstraction of real life, and real life can be complicated, but if you gather enough context, you can at least put forth a solidarity effort to make sense of it.” - Nathan Yau (not his best writing)
More about Wordpress ✦ Free & open source (versus proprietary) ✦ Build your own website/world ✦ Theme options ✦ Plugin functionality ✦ User collaboration ✦ Interactive and creative space
Social Scientiﬁc Approach 0. Identify an issue 1. Research question 2. Theoretical approach 3. Literature review 4. Methods 5. Analysis 6. Discussion 7. Conclusion
Should our site be public? ✦ Pros: share with public, create portfolio of work, represent Bowdoin ✦ Cons: learning process ✦ We vote today!
Data scraping & Python ✦ Data scraping is the process of gathering data from another output via computer programming ✦ Programming languages require speaking to a computer in a way it understands ✦ Python is one of the most ubiquitous and useful programming languages today ✦ Free and open source software (F/OSS)
Student Research from Data Driven Societies (Spring 2014) ... taught Data Driven Societies with Eric Gaze. ... Welcome to the Bowdoin College Digital ...
Data Driven Societies Final Paper #Tor: Visualizing the Anonymous Web Introduction ... (Lawrence 2014). It can certainly be argued that Tor only
Is Bowdoin College the best college for you? ... Bowdoin was a men’s college until 1971, ... Overview details based on 2014 data.
Bowdoin College is a private liberal arts college located in the coastal Maine town of Brunswick. Founded in 1794, the college currently enrolls 1,839 ...
Data-driven innovation forms a key pillar in 21st century sources of growth. ... 2014: Data-driven ... of data throughout the economy and society ...
Petroleum Data-Driven Analytics: ... 19 – 20 November 2014 Galveston, Texas | Moody Gardens Hotel. Home; Committee; Schedule. ... Using these data sets, ...
The Design Society, ... including their connections to big data and cloud computing. ... Réka Szabados (5), Balázs Vidovics (6) // 2014 CLEANING ...
Exploring the use of data and analytics in healthcare, energy, social media, manufacturing, transportation, life science and more. Forbes.com Data Driven.