Data for Change

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I have listened to several versions of this conversation in recent years:

“We have the backend database pretty well built. It’s stable and flexible. I want to add some processing speed to ensure mobile access and pulls don’t slow us down, especially once we have the front end built”.


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I’ve always loved the quiet streets of the early mornings in the city. Before the majority of the crowds are awake, out of their houses, and scrambling to get to their places of business.

These quiet times, especially in the cold darkness of winter mornings envelopes me and gives me…

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On January 13, 2020 the U.S. government published draft rules for the regulation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the United States. (NOTE: This draft is available for public comments until March 13, so there is still an opportunity to exercise your democratic voice!)


For those not familiar with the process…

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“Never compare yourself to others. Only compare the person you are today to the person you were the day before.”
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I was having a casual conversation with an former employee about her current position. In a round about way we ended up talking about leadership. What brought…

Joel Nantais

Doctoral candidate, integrating Data Science in the public sector. Government executive, leader, life experimenter, creative tinkerer.

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