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Data Digest: Spotting Fake Data, Seeking Data Science Truth, Blockchain 101

A new class on recognizing fake or distorted data, why data science needs transparency, and the basics of the blockchain distributed database.

Overwhelming Interest in Class on Judging Fake Data

Two University of Washington professors unveiled a new course for this spring about recognizing distorted data. Their humorous website soon gained viral attention, and they hope to provide critical reasoning skills to more students over the Internet.

Read more at The Seattle Times

Data Science and Truth

At a December summit for chief data officers, the head of the CIA data science program gave a presentation about transparency, innovation, and explaining truth to people in power.

Read more at TechTarget

What Is Blockchain and Why Should You Care?

Blockchain is a type of secure, distributed database with the potential to impact many sectors. Learn the basics in this article.

Read more at Forbes

About the Author

Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her here.

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