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Intro to Data Accessibility: Resources for the Public Sector

The recent push for open data and data transparency has pushed the public sector to address issues of equity and accessibility. From the Federal level ( 246 more words

Legal marijuana sales in Uruguay face challenges from banks


By Leonardo Haberkorn, The Associated Press

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — The legal sale of marijuana in Uruguayan pharmacies is facing challenges as banks refuse to deal with companies linked to the drug in order to follow international financial laws. 307 more words

Industry News

How Much Does Cannabis Cost Where You Live?

Johnny Green

Weed News

August 20, 2017

Cannabis has intrigued me since the first time I consumed it in the early 1990’s. Since that time I, as many others had before me, got particularly fascinated in the types of cannabis that people consume across the country, as well as how much cannabis costs in each state. 496 more words


IDG Contributor Network: Responsible retail: treating customer data with care

Retailers have become so adept at capturing and analyzing consumer data that there is now a real risk that they might alienate customers by revealing just much they know about our lifestyle, habits, and preferences. 84 more words


My final facebook post

Dear facebook,

This is it. This is goodbye.

The rot set in several years ago when I stopped being interested in stalking my ex-boyfriends and your primary function for existing was lost, then you started harassing me with slipper advertisements, and finally this article by John Lanchester in the LRB ( 1,622 more words

Diary Of A Housewife

What data should we collect? Part 1: Why bother?

It’s time for a confession: we are data scientists but very frustrated ones. Data can shine a light on so much, yet there seems to be much confusion and even anxiety about it.  763 more words