DataCamp CEO Steps Down After Sexual Misconduct Allegations Prompt Backlash
DataCamp co-founder and CEO Jonathan Cornelissen stepped down after sexual misconduct allegations promoted teachers to boycott their own classes.
DataCamp Teachers Boycott Their Own Classes Following Sexual Misconduct by Executive
Instructors say that the online data science learning platform has failed to meaningfully address an incident that happened at a company gathering in 2017.
The Data Scientist Tracking America’s White Supremacists
Emily Gorcenski is using her background as a data scientist to keep track of white nationalist court cases.
How to Harness Data Science for Experimental Creative Writing
NYU professor Allison Parrish describes a new frontier in marrying textual analysis and poetry.
Big Data's Unexplored Frontier: Recorded Music
The open-source Digital Music Lab aims to fill a hole in the Big Data frontier.
Deep Ass Questions
One, Two, Three, Four, Five, 69: How Much Does Lil Wayne Rap About Going Down on Women?
One brave soul set out to perform a statistical analysis of the data available.
Europe’s Largest Data Observatory Turns Big Data into Big Images
Because humans are good at recognising patterns in images.
How the Military Sifts Through All the Data on Earth
It's a no-brainer that the military uses big data, but the scope is even greater than you may realize.
In Social Networking, 'Weak' Connections May Be the Most Powerful
Sociologists are modifying models of how humans interact, thanks to Facebook.
Opinion and Analysis
OkCupid and Facebook Aren’t the Only Ones Manipulating You, but That’s No Excuse
In the digital or physical world, we should be able to point to specific acts of deception and bad faith and say, “that’s fucked up.”