WEB SCIENCE AND THE MIND JULY 7 – 18 2014 Universite du Québec à Montreal Montreal, Canada Registration: http://www.summer14.isc.uqam.ca/page/inscription.php?lang_id=2 Cognitive Science and Web Science have been converging in the study of cognition:  (i) distributed within the brain  (ii) distributed between multiple minds (iii) distributed between minds and media The four themes of the Summer …

May Webinar – Data Science from the Trenches

Applying Data Science means more than just writing machine learning algorithms or plotting correlations. In a business context it requires a break from the traditional BI culture and embracing a multi-departmental process. In academia, this might translate to a strongly multi-disciplinary approach and an understanding of the latest technological advances. Data Science Models need to fit in an organisation’s production workflow, be focused on specific problems, and above all be repeatable. In this webinar, the Pivotal Data Labs team will share best practices and lessons learned in the trenches helping large organisations in various fields adopt data science.

The Webinar is now over – you can view a recording on our Vimeo Channel


Build Peace – Peace through Technology

April 5 -6 2014, MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, MA The Build Peace Conference brings together practitioners, activists and technologists from around the world to share experience and ideas on using technology for peacebuilding and conflict transformation. Technology is altering how we engage with the world, offering new avenues for social …