Data-driven cultures

The 5 Things Open Data Publishers are Doing to Keep their Data Closed

First of all, let’s get this out of the way: Open data without an open data license is not open. The five points I’ll list here aim to help you as a data custodian make your data truly OPEN (saying it’s “open” is not enough). data.world is adding datasets from all...

The (near) future of data is linked

Three blocks from the office, Lisa’s phone buzzes with a new alert: High correlation detected. She races back to her desk and inhales the auto-generated report. She can’t believe it found something this quickly. Is it a mistake? Just this morning she uploaded her...

Escape hatch for the echo chamber: an interview with Dan Wagner

Data-driven discourse has the power to break down the silos that separate us. It is the escape hatch for the echo chamber. The day the polls were all wrong The thesis of WIRED’s June 2016 article “The Polls Are All Wrong” seemed hyperbolic at the time. Then November...

The Book That’s Finally Solved Collaborative Problem-Solving

Sprint (the book), is a true phenomenon. It describes a method developed at Google Ventures to solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days. Published in March of 2016, the book has perfect ratings on Amazon.com and is a New York Times and Wall Street...