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DataKindUK DataDive: A Quick Look at the Hackathon

In late September SAGE Publishing sponsored DataKindUK’s DataDive, a hackathon bringing volunteer data scientists and social non-profits and social enterprises together for a weekend of social change through data analysis. A ‘data dive’ is a focused hacking weekend that works with a selected non-profit or social enterprise to help them improve their understanding of their […]

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Using Data Science to Solve Social Science Problems

  How can data science be harnessed by social sector organisations to address key problems and unriddle overarching social questions?DataKind UK, an organisation that looks at how data can be used for social change and impact, recently held it’s Autumn DataDive, sponsored by SAGE Publishing, in order to help two not-for-profit organisations (WeFarm and OneWorld) solve their data problems. […]

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What I Learned from Attending DataKind UK’s ‘DataDive’ Hackathon

A DataDive is a focused hacking weekend that works with a selected non-profit to help them improve their understanding of their own data. Significant effort goes into the preparation of the data before the event to make it as productive as possible. This event worked with the non-profits WeFarm and OneWorld. WeFarm operates a network that farmers in the developing […]

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