Everything we do today relies on and/or uses data in some way or another. Research on any topic – from covid to climate to your favorite sports team. Your smartphone. Your computer. Searching terms in Google or Bing or Yahoo or on Twitter or Instagram or on any website or platform. The list goes on… Continue reading 5 Unconventional Career Tips From Top Women In Data Science
USAFacts.org is a nonprofit founded by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to collect and analyze data from all government sources across local, state and federal levels on various topics from race to immigration to covid and healthcare more broadly, to the economy, and on the environment. Sometimes they have to get very granular to do… Continue reading Hold Government Accountable With Climate Data From Nonpartisan Data-Collecting Nonprofit
“We say data-based because as you work with both the science community and the business community, the best way to bring those communities to the table is to talk to them in their own language. To talk in terms of return, to talk in terms total impact.” Joni Carswell on Green Connections Radio podcast. Scientists are saying the coronavirus may have come from the destruction of the natural habitats of wild animals due to development, deforestation or climate change – and that there are more infectious diseases in likely our future as a result. What can we do about it besides keep “social distancing” and protect ourselves and other people? Listen to Joni Carswell, CEO of a nonprofit founded by Former First Lady Laura Bush called Texan By Nature, describe their creative data-based approach to conservation and how they are bringing the business community into habitat, water and prairie restoration, to Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson is this podcast interview. Carswell is decidedly not your typical nonprofit CEO either…..
“It would be a mistake to think that computer scientists only need to know how to code, because…ethics and privacy issues are so important. (Therefore) understanding a little bit about history and humanity will be really important as we move into these new technologies” such as artificial intelligence. Mary Snapp We walk into meetings or… Continue reading Diversity Tactics Drive Microsoft Innovation – Mary Snap, Microsoft Philanthropies CEO
Many companies collect diversity and jobs data and review it internally, but don’t want to release it publicly, “because it doesn’t always make them look very good,” But, she added, different sources collect and report data on gender differently, and others lack the resources or incentives to either collect or report it.Roberta Rincon on Green Connections Radio podcast. We bemoan Big Data because it seems they have every possible piece of data about us. But, when it comes to data we need on women in STEM, somehow the systems are not there to collect consistent data over time. .Listen to Roberta Rincon, head of Research at the Society of Women Engineers explain the issues on data, and that women engineers face in this engaging conversation with Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson.
What if corporations took their responsibility to reduce their carbon footprint and as corporate citizens seriously and integrated it into their corporate strategies? That’s exactly what Suzanne Fallender, Director of Sustainability at Intel told Green Connections Radio host Joan Michelson they are doing. From reducing energy and water use, eliminating the use of conflict minerals, to finding ways to recycle or reuse almost every by-product or waste material, she said Intel is leading industry. Listen to how they do it – profitably!
“We need to question the assumptions in our methodology…and figure out how we’re going to use all this data to solve problems.” Allison Sagraves on Electric Ladies Podcast (then known as Green Connections Radio) The 21st century economy is based on Big Data, especially when it comes to the new energy-sustainability paradigm. As Green Connections… Continue reading Best Big Data – Allison Sagraves, Big Data Guru, TED Talk