Rubenstein 414 A.B., the David Ellwood Democracy Lab, Harvard Kennedy School
This interdisciplinary workshop is convened jointly by the Program on Science, Technology and Society (Sheila Jasanoff) and the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy (Mathias Risse) at the Harvard Kennedy School, as well as the Oxford Internet Institute (Philip Howard). The theme of the workshop sits at the intersection of various concerns: the massive spread of misinformation, disinformation, and fake news – as well as the characterizations of true but inconvenient reporting as fake. Workshop speakers will also explore the loss of trust in advice given and...
Join us as we continue our celebration of the HDSI's 5th Anniversary with a panel conversation on networks and markets moderated by computer scientist, entrepreneur, and former CEO and former CFO of Goldman Sachs, R. Martin (“Marty”) Chavez....
Join us as we continue our celebration of the HDSI's 5th Anniversary with a Fireside Chat featuring women leaders from industry and academia who will discuss the role that data and data science can play in fostering inclusion, especially of women, in academia, tech, and the broader corporate world.
The amount and complexity of information produced in science, engineering, business, and everyday human activity is increasing at staggering rates. The goal of this workshop is to expose you to visual representation methods and techniques that increase the understanding of data. Through a set of hands-on activities and a team-based design process you will learn how to effectively visualize data for improved comprehension, communication, and decision making.
After completion of this workshop, you will be able to:
Title: Building the Unbiased Subconscious of the Organization
Abstract: In the Data Science team at DraftKings, we think of people and processes as the organization's brain whose goal is to solve as many relevant problems as possible using rational decision frameworks.