Jake Porway - TEDxColumbiaEngineering - 11/29/11

"Doing Good with Data"
Filmed November 29, 2011 - Miller Theatre, Columbia University, NYC

Jake Porway is the data scientist at the New York Times R&D Lab where he finds meaning in large streams of data and researches the future of media. He is also the founder of Data Without Borders, an initiative that connects conscientious data volunteers with social organizations so they can better accomplish their missions. He is a passionate advocate for the open data movement, loves the happy mingling of art and technology, and will totally trounce you at Guitar Hero. Jake received his B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia University and his Ph.D. in Statistics from UCLA.

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