Sudhir

COVID-19 Spreadsheet Error, Geospatial Data, AI & Missing Children, ESG Ratings, War on Data and Silicon Valley
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This week we begin with an article on the UK’s Public Health England (PHE) agency that oversees pandemic response, blaming an Excel spreadsheet error for its inability to add 16,000 confirmed coronavirus cases to the national COVID-19 tracker. Next, we...
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Hackers Target School, Data Science Programs, Data Gravity, Democratization, Legal Research Platforms and Data Quality Market Opportunity
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This week we begin with an article on hackers leaking personal information of students and teachers of a school in Nevada, on account of school officials refusing to pay the ransom. Next, we have a piece by MIT Management Review,...
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Economic Tracker; Chinese Database; Data Labeling; Tech Lending; Customer Behavior and Dark Data
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This week we begin with an article on a COVID-19 economic data tracker created by Raj Chetty, a Harvard economics professor, that tracks the state of the US economy in real-time, revealing soaring inequality. Next, we have a story on...
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AI Knowledge, Chinese Database, Racial Diversity, Data Institutions, Time Dependency and COVID-19 Infections
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This week we begin with an article on a shift in the landscape of Artificial Intelligence from data to knowledge, due to advancements in data exchange. Next, we have a story about a leaked Chinese database that houses personal details...
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Tech Regulations, Face Masks, Genetics, ESG Metrics, AI-Decision Distrust and Crops
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This week we begin with an article in Brookings, on the role of data in implementing more regulation and oversight in the technology sector. The next story highlights the privacy concerns over the use of mask recognition software to ensure...
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Climate Risks, Financial Crime, Facial Recognition, American Express, Vulnerable People Database and Third-Party Cookies
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This week we begin with an article about an open-source climate data project called the OS-climate project, lead by the Linux Foundation, that seeks to disclose and minimize the “climate risk” faced by companies. Next, we have a video that...
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Untrustworthy COVID Data, TikTok, Alternative Data For Credit, Hedge Funds and Ocean Plastic
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This week we begin with an article by Harvard Business Review which discusses the common pitfalls that make data related to COVID-19, untrustworthy. Then, we have a story on a probe that was conducted by the Dutch Data Protection Authority...
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VIDEO GAMES VS MOVIES
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The entertainment industry has a long and interesting history of evolution. Amongst all the visual media, Games and Movies have been the majority stakeholders, since decades. Over the years, with technological advancements, changing customer preferences and other factors, the battle...
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Data Asset Weekly Dispatch (Ep2) – AI, Location Data, Unemployment, Hedge Funds & Data Breaches
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Presented by Abhishek Bali, CEO ZIGRAM, the Data Asset Weekly Dispatch is a video series based on the weekly newsletter of the same name, which covers important stories about the impact of Data Assets on our world. https://bit.ly/2UPvnkJ This week...
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