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.
- By Lindsay Stares
- February 7, 2017
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.
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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
Blockchain is a type of secure, distributed database with the potential to impact many sectors. Learn the basics in this article.
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About the Author
Lindsay Stares is a production editor at TDWI. You can contact her here.