Data Science changing the public good landscape in Kenya

Share on Google+ Share on LinkedIn What’s This? So profound has DataKind been that it helped thwart a serious food crisis in Kenya. By CONTRIBUTOR, Tons of data is being created every second of every day. With the penetration of extreme connectivity, mobile phones, satellites, the internet, and sensors, even peripheral countries like Kenya are producing data that can be mined, harnessed and understood to gain fresh insight about the world for purposes of impacting lives and influencing change. The Kenyan Question The data science hype has taken root around the globe. However, taking the hype and activating it for positive social impact requires some effort and smart partnerships. Chalenge Masekera, a data scientist and who has been involved in various data science ICT4D projects, believes public good is where…

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